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 Countryside Limited

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.

Russell Milligan


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 oversees daily operations. Russell is highly respected by everyone who knows him and has become integral to the development and growth of Greenfields in recent years. Russell was appointed Director in 2024 which marks his hard work and dedication. In his spare time he likes wild camping in Scotland, hiking in the lakes and creating memories with his family.

Sarah Wake


Sarah has been with us since 2016 and has, over the years, taken on more and more responsibility within the company. Her wealth of experience and ‘can do’ attitude mean she is the first person that everyone goes to for help and advice, recently becoming a Mental Health First Aider and championing health and wellbeing within the company. She has steered the business through vast organisational change in both ownership and structure, and is trusted by all of her work colleagues to do the right thing. Sarah was appointed Director in 2024 and is responsible for  managing all aspects of the business, in particular the office team, accounting, Health and Safety and HR. She is currently completing her AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting.

Office Staff

Jo Lees

Health and Safety Manager

Jo started working alongside Greenfields as an external consultant, providing an audit on our Health and Safety Management System. She holds her NEBOSH Level 5 National Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Management Professionals and has over 20 years of Health and Safety experience. In 2024 she joined Greenfields on a part time basis as our Health and Safety Manager. She has a passion for farming and owns a small flock of sheep which take up most of her spare time!

Becki Fulcher

Office Manager

Becki joined the Greenfields team in September 2018 as our Support Administrator but soon took on the task of supporting Sarah as Office and Accounts Administrator. She is integral to the everyday smooth running of the office and brings with her exceptional organisation and customer service skills. Staff members love to stop by the office and say Hi to her faithful assistant and resident escape artist Lily.

Ross Morgan

Health & Safety Support Administrator

Ross joined the Greenfields Team in September 2021 having worked for many years for the National Radiological Protection Board (NRPB) and the Imperial College London in the field of Radiation Protection. He holds a NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety. Ross is specialising in the ISO and accreditation processes for Greenfields whilst supporting the Health and Safety Manager and Directors. He is a keen sportsperson and likes to race Dragon Boats with his local Dragon Boat racing team

Shelly Sampson

Support Administrator

Shelly joined the team in June 2023 and quickly took to her new role, especially in supporting Ross with his Health and Safety workload. She excels in liaising with both office and site team members to ensure Health and Safety documentation is completed and up to date. During her time with us she has completed a number of training courses including Level 3 First Aid, ROLO and CSCS. Shelly enjoys spending her free time caring for her 3 horses and travelling with them to various British Eventing competitions around the UK.

Caroline Stevens-Turlington

Office and Accounts Administrator

Caroline joined the office team in October 2023. Since joining the team she has taken on Greenfields social media accounts and is writing our monthly newsletter. She is also involved in pushing forward the companies social value policy. In her spare time she likes long walks with friends around the local countryside and gardening.

Operational and Site Staff

Jon Sambrook

Fencing Manager

In 1989 Jon started a farming career after attending college where he gained a Diploma in Agriculture, latterly working for a farm management company where he did his BASIS and FACTS to qualify as an agronomist. Jon finished his farming career in 2002 to start his own fencing business. He has been a sub-contractor to Greenfields since 2014 but has now joined the team full time as our Fencing Manager. Jon’s hobbies include airsoft and playing the guitar in his spare time. 

Toby Hicks

Site Manager

Toby joined us in February 2024 as a Site Manager  after several years as a trusted sub-contractor. He brings with him vast experience and technical ability within our industry.

Robert Rushton

Senior 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 has a fantastic rapport with clients.

Richard Boot

Site Supervisor

Richard joined Greenfields in May 2021 after deciding he wanted a career change to be able to work outdoors. Richard shows great willingness to learn and has a great interest in ecology and arboriculture within the countryside management industry. His commitment and professionalism has led to him taking on a site supervisor role. His hobbies include running, skateboarding and campervanning with his family.

Sam Foster

Site Operative

Sam has been a subcontractor for Greenfields over the past 3 years whilst studying Wildlife Conservation at Nottingham Trent University. We were delighted to welcome him as a full time member of the team once he had finished his course. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience.

Thomas Simmons

Site Operative

Thomas joined us in January 2019 as our first Apprentice and attended Brooksby Melton College alongside working for Greenfields. Thomas has now completed his College course and joined our team as a full time Site Operative. 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.

Josh Perks

Site Operative

Josh is one of the youngest members of our team but this most definitely hasn’t held him back, he has already undergone extensive training and gained various NPTC certification as well as his NPORS card and tractor licence. We hope Josh will stay with us for many years as we can see he has so much potential. Joshua’s chatty, sociable and cheerful personality brings joy and laughter to the Greenfields family team.

Daniel Ellis


Dan joined us as an apprentice in 2021, studying at SMB College Group on their Forest Operative course. Throughout his time with us he has become a reliable and capable team member, always willing to help out others. He has taken a specific interest in fencing, working alongside Jon, but also loves fixing things around the yard and helping Rob with monthly checks. His hobbies include watching football, walking and cycling.

Will Barnes


Will joined us in October 2023 bringing a passion for outside working having grown up in the countryside. He is currently undertaking his Countryside Worker apprenticeship with SMB College Group. He has a love for nature and is really enjoying the variety the job brings. In his spare time he enjoys boxing.

Charlie Dutton


Charlie joined us in April 2024. He is currently undertaking his Countryside Worker apprenticeship with SMB College Group.

Cameron Kirkby


Cameron joined us in June 2024 as an apprentice whilst attending SMB College Group to obtain his Countryside Worker apprenticeship. In his spare time he enjoys football and spending time with his dog Marley and guinea pig Gilbert.


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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