Welcome To The Team

We are a close team, who have worked together for many years, creating a family owned feel to the company. This plays an important part in the Greenfields culture and only the right individuals are employed to enhance the team.

Neil Perks

Founder and Director of Greenfields

Neil has been working in the countryside management industry for over 30 years, having worked his way up from a Farm Labourer to owning Greenfields and making it the success it is today. Neil has vast operational experience in all aspects of countryside management, continuing to develop his high level of knowledge as the company grows. Neil is responsible for the generation of new business while still maintaining excellent relationships with our existing clients. The repeat business we generate is testament to these relationships and we continue to be recommended to clients through our reputation.

James Maplethorpe

Director of Greenfields

James joined Greenfields in 2007 after working with Neil for many years at a previous employer and developing a strong working relationship.  James also has vast knowledge and experience in all aspects of countryside management.  The client relationships James has developed over the years has enhanced the partnership and together Greenfields continues to grow and expand.

Michelle Perks

Health & Safety Manager and Company Secretary

Responsible for all Health & Safety and Human Resources within the company, Michelle demands exceptional Health & Safety standards from all employees and sub-contractors.  She currently holds her National General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety and IOSH Directing Safely.  The Health & Safety culture that Michelle has created is the cornerstone to the business and provides us with an exceptional reputation within the industry.

Sarah Wake

Office Manager

Sarah is responsible for all aspects of office management, invoicing, customer services and marketing.  Sarah is likely to be your first point of contact when contacting Greenfields and will provide you with the very best in customer care. 

Russell Milligan

Site Manager

Russell joined Greenfields in 2006 and is the longest serving member of staff. A vital part of the team, he is greatly experienced in all aspects of countryside management and manages daily site operations.  Russell is highly respected by our clients and continues to grow his experience and level of responsibility within the company.

Robert Rushton

Site Supervisor

Rob brings with him vast construction and railway experience.  He has undergone an extensive training programme and is fully certified in all aspects of Forestry. Rob has become highly respected within the team and with our clients.

Becki Fulcher

Support Administrator

Becki recently joined the Greenfields team in September 2018. She has quickly become an integral part of the office and brings with her great organisation and customer service skills. Becki is mainly responsible for all the companies marketing, social media, general office duties and health and safety support.

Tom Southan

Site Operative

Tom has been with Greenfields for a couple of years, previously sub-contracting for the company. He has great experience in forestry, particularly in arboriculture. In his spare time, Tom’s a bit of a dare devil and enjoys paragliding.

Gabe Kirkpatrick

Site Operative

Gabe joined the team in November 2018. He has previous experience in Garden Landscaping and is hoping to become a fully qualified Arborist with Greenfields.

Sam Foster

Site Operative

We welcomed Sam to the Greenfields team in June 2019 after previously working on a farm. Sam has completed a 2 year course at Brooksby Melton College studying level 3 Countryside Management. His main interests within the industry are Landscaping and Ecology.

Jacob Wakeling

Site Operative

Jacob studied level 3 Countryside Management for 2 years at Brooksby Melton College where he achieved a double distinction and student of the year. He enjoys being outdoors and loves helping to maintain the environment. Greenfields welcomed Jacob to the team in July 2019 after completing his College course.

Thomas Simmons


Thomas joined us in January 2019 as our first Apprentice and attends Brooksby Melton College alongside working for Greenfields. His main interest is Arboriculture,  however we will be training him in all aspects of Countryside Management to provide him with a good foundation for his future within the industry.

Isaac Kirkpatrick

Site Operative

Isaac previously worked as a Lifeguard for 4 years and decided he fancied a career change. He joined the team in March 2019 and is looking forward to gaining lots of knowledge and experience within the Countryside Management industry with Greenfields Countryside Limited.


We have several sub-contractors who have worked for Greenfields for many years.  They are an integral part of the team and really are one of the family! All sub-contractors undergo a rigorous assessment before they work for Greenfields and they must adhere to all policies, procedures, method statements and risk assessments outlined in our Business Management System.

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