About The Tree Company

We are among the most respected tree service providers in Melbourne, operating out of two depots (Surrey Hills and Preston).  We now employ over 50 passionate staff and currenlty operate 12 truck and chippers, 3 elevated work platforms, 8 utilities, 6 stump grinders, tree planting, watering and plant health care equipment. We are:


Our Team

  • Tom Aldous, Director 
  • Carl Dalla Riva, Director
  • Dale Belmore, Council Operations Manager
  • Denham Thomas, Domestic Sales Manager
  • Brandon Abela, Domestic Sales Coordinator 
  • Bridget Simm, Domestic Office Manager 
  • Sophie Taylor, Domestic Administrator 
  • Flex Group, Human Resources
  • Diane Logan, Finance
  • Johan Cameron and Katherine Waszkinel, Council Liaison Officers

Tom Aldous

Tom completed his Advanced Diploma in Horticulture/Arboriculture at the University of Melbourne's Burnley Campus and spent 4 years working with respected arborists in Melbourne and London. In 2000 Tom founded The Tree Company which, over the past 20 years, has grown from small beginnings to its current stable client base including 8 local councils, golf courses, corporate companies, schools, landscapers and residential customers.

Carl Dalla Riva

In 2013, Carl Dalla Riva joined The Tree Company in the role of Operations Manager and Consulting Arborist. Carl became Director in 2018 and is a qualified and respected Arborist with many years industry experience with local council and private sectors. Carl brings a wealth of knowledge and understanding to our organisation, particularly in the administration and management of key clients.