Crew

The Cheery Chops Crew has over 46 combined years experience in the tree care industry.  The team prides itself on their professionalism, reliability and the provision of the best quality service.

Cheery Chops is a family owned business that operates using a core team;  however, from time-to-time  Cheery Chops will enlist the services of additional crew or sub-contractors with whom they have long-term, established relationships.

David Morgan

Owner-Operator

David Morgan - owner/operator, Cheery ChopsRaised on Sydney’s Northern Beaches, David developed his passion for working outdoors by establishing his own neighbourhood lawn-mowiing and gardening business in primary school.  Upon completing high school, David spent two years working for a large tree company on the Northern Beaches.  He then joined the NSW Police Service, working in General Duties on the Northern Beaches and North Shore for ten years.

Eventually David returned to the tree industry, establishing Cheery Chops Tree Solutions in 2002.  It was here that he realised his passion, and is proud of what he has achieved with his business in such a short time.

Nick Lloyd

Arborist and Climber

Nick Lloyd profile photoNick is a qualified and professional arborist with over 10 years experience in the tree industry.  Nick has extensive experience in removing complex and dangerous trees safely.

  • Certificate III Horticulture (Arboriculture)
  • Certificate II ARAA Rope Technician
  • Advanced Rigging and Dogging (for working with a crane)
  • EWP and Aerial Rescue
  • 5099 Power Line Awareness
  • Rail Safety Certification (RISI card)
  • OHS Construction Certification (White Card)
  • Traffic Control
  • Manual Handling and Workplace Safety
  • Chainsaw Handling and Safety Course
  • Senior First Aid

Christian Quiney

Groundsman/Rigger

Born and raised on the Northern Beaches, Christian has been a tree industry professional for over 20 years, and has been with Cheery Chops since its inception.  Experienced and qualified, his specialty is managing the ropes and rigging from the ground.

  • Advanced Rigging and Dogging (for working with a crane)
  • 5099 Power Line Awareness
  • Manual Handling and Workplace Safety
  • Rail Safety Certification (RISI card)
  • Chainsaw Handling and Safety Course
  • OHS Construction Certification (White Card)
  • Traffic Control
  • First Aid

Elliot Constable

Groundsman

Elliot has been working on the Cheery Chops crew since 2008, while completing his tertiary studies. He provides the team with ground support at worksites, and is responsible for ensuring all worksites are left clean and tidy.

  • Chainsaw Handling and Safety Course
  • OHS Construction Certification (White Card)
  • First Aid

Sophia

Team Mascot

Sophia - profile photoSophia has been part of the team for the last 3 years. She assists with post-lunch clean-up, and is expert at keeping the passenger seats in the work trucks warm. Soph is delighted to be back at work after recently returning from Maternity leave, where she became a first time single mum of seven beautiful Staffies.


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