Kenton Rogers is a Chartered Urban Forester with a masters degree in Forest Ecosystem Management. During his 25 year career he has worked on a wide range of projects in Europe and and North Africa, was a Trustee of the International Tree Foundation for over 10 years, and is also a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. Kenton is also Co Founder of Treeconomics, an employee owned Social Enterprise based at the University of Exeter Science Park, which specialises in urban forest assessment, valuation and management.
Kenton has written many popular articles and scientific papers on the role of trees and urban forests. He was also a contributing author on the UK National Ecosystem Assessment and the Springer Handbook on ‘The Urban Forest’ and most recently co-authored the Haynes Manual for Trees. Kenton provides expert advice and training on i-Tree, tree valuation, urban forest planning and the tree benefits approach to groups such as EU cost Action FP1204, the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, the house of commons and UK Forest Research amongst others.