Joseph M. McConville BAgrSc FArborA CEnv
Joseph McConville graduated from National University of Ireland in 1983 with a Bachelor of Agricultural Science. In 1984 he obtained a Certificate for Tree Surgery for Craftsmen from Merrist Wood College. After a short period working as a tree surgeon and as a part time lecturer in University College Dublin, he founded JM McConville + Associates, a practice providing a specialist service in Arboriculture, Landscape Management and Woodland Management. In 1994 he became a professional member of the Irish Landscape Institute, in 1996 he obtained a Fellowship of the Arboricultural Association and in 2002 was admitted to the Landscape Institute as an Licentiate member. In 1985 he was the one of the founding executive members of The Tree Council of Ireland, and is currently its Vice President. He is the treasurer of the Irish Branch of the Arboricultural Association. He qualified as a Chartered Environmentalist in 2008.In 2010 was the co-author of the book Amenity Trees and Woodlands – A guide to their management in Ireland.
As well as a passion for trees, Joe is an enthusiastic rider of large V-Twin motorcycles.