Meet The Team

Meet the team - Matthew DixonMatthew Dixon - Managing Director

Matthew's role as proprietor and director is broad and ranges from strategic development and planning, customer liaison and sales development through to project management and delivery of contracts. He has extensive experience of delivering conservation contracts on SSSIs, NNRs and other sensitive sites and mitigation schemes on large infrastructure projects such as gas pipelines, power stations and road schemes.

In 2010 he was responsible for overseeing implementation of ISO 9001 within the company.

CSCS, CCNSG, CSS (Construction Site Supervisor), EUSR, Emergency 1st Aider, NPTC Chainsaw Licence, NPTC PA1 & PA6A Pesticide Spraying, 360 Excavator, Lantra Skidsteer

Meet the team - Ian HendersonIan Henderson - Project Director

Director and Co-founder of Legacy. Now responsible for tendering and implementation of projects on the ground.

BSc Natural Environmental Science, MSc Resource Management, CSCS, EUSR, Emergency 1st Aider, NPTC Chainsaw Licence, 360 Excavator, Lantra Skidsteer, Dry Stone Walling Association

Meet the team - Martyn WernerMartyn Werner - Operations Manager

A varied role incorporating site & project management for conservation projects, problem solving, and looking after the business IT needs, including Legacy's website assets and online marketing. Also a dab hand with a spanner and a passion for mending things.

CSCS, CCNSG, CSS (Construction Site Supervisor), NPTC Chainsaw Licence, 360 Excavator, Lantra Skidsteer, BOAMS Forklift

Meet the team - Katie TongeKatie Tonge - Office Administrator

Katie oversees the daily running of the Legacy office, prcoessing all customer orders for wildlifefencing products and firewood. Katie also deals with the admin side of most contracting projects, processes customer orders and can often be the person that you might first speak to on the phone.

BOAMS Forklift

Meet the team - Matt PirtMatt Pirt - Site Supervisor

Matt has many years experience working in the habitat management sector having run his own business for many years. He has excellent site management skills and can lead a site team to project completion in a safe, efficient manner within project time allocations.

CSCS, CSS (Construction Site Supervisor), CCNSG, First Aid, NPTC Chainsaw Licence, BOAMS Forklift, Lantra Skidsteer, 360 Excavator, CPCS Tractor

Meet the team - Dominik KurcharskiDominik Kurcharski - Senior Conservation Ground Worker

Joined the team in 2007. Dominik is a reliable and skilled Site Manager & ground worker with many years of experience. Dominik manages ground staff and contracting activities on site, oversees site health & safety and is the main point of contact between site and our office.

CSCS, CSS (Construction Site Supervisor), CCNSG, First Aid, EUSR, NPTC Chainsaw, Lantra Skidsteer, BOAMS Forklift, Forward Tipping Dumper

Meet the team - Rob FratczakRob Fratczak - Conservation Ground Worker

Joined in 2009. Rob is an asset to the team. A solid and reliable worker with a broad range of skills and an unfathomable penchant for hard manual labour.

CSCS, CCNSG, First Aid, Lantra Skidsteer, Forward Tipping Dumper, CPCS Tractor

Meet the team - Freddy BarnardFreddy Barnard - Conservation Ground Worker

Freddy is the youngest member of our team but has a wealth of knowledge, experience and is a very competant machine operator. Freddy is also currently studying for a qualification in Groundworks.

CSCS, 360 Excavator

Meet the team - Martin HewgillMartin Hewgill - Warehouse Operative/Driver

Martin has a varied role back at the main Legacy Habitat Management offices, mostly dictated by the seasonal nature of some of our work. During busy contracting periods he'll mostly be found packing orders for our customers, managing the warehouse or helping to manufacture some of our products. During colder months Martin will mostly be preparing firewood orders and be out on the road delivering to our firewood customers.

BOAMS Forklift

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Contractors Health & Safety Assessment
Construction Skills Certification Scheme