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Mark Lusty



Mark joins Nurture as part of the Integritas acquisition and will join the Nurture Board. Mark has 30 years of industry experience and a lifetime of horticultural knowledge. He is qualified in Amenity Horticulture, Landscape and Sports Turf Management and has worked as Operations, Sales and Acquisitions Director with some of the industry’s leading companies. Mark’s wide experience and knowledge of horticulture will help Nurture continue to be a leading company in the landscape market.


Robin Jackson

Head of Compliance, HSEQ and Training


The safety of staff, customers and all who come into contact with Nurture’s operations is of paramount importance. Robin’s role is to implement and monitor health and safety and ensure compliance with legislation. Robin has nearly 40 years of experience within the Horticultural Industry, specialising in grounds maintenance Health & Safety for the last 18 years, having previously spent 17 years lecturing Horticulture at an Agricultural College where Health & Safety was paramount within all courses & practical activities. A Safety Manager within the high risk environment of the grounds maintenance industry, he specifically focuses on employee induction training, ongoing safety training for all staff and operatives and completes a wide range of activities on site at operational locations throughout the UK.

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Bill Davidson

Health & Safety / QSE Manager


Bill has worked within horticulture for 42 years, with the last 20 years being at Nurture and Gavin Jones.
His experience includes having twice been a Head Greenkeeper, as well as working on several golf course constructions.
For the last 25 years Bill has worked in training and compliance, recently specialising in energy management.
Bill is a beekeeper and manages a smallholding in Hampshire.


Paul Ellis

Quality and Environmental Manager


Paul oversees the ISO 9001 and 14001 management systems which includes internal auditing, maintenance and upgrade of both systems and health and safety inspections. He has worked in horticulture since 2003 in a variety of roles before specialising in environmental management. Paul is motivated by the team ethic at Nurture, being willing, friendly and passionate about what they do to produce a great service and product.

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Karen Bish

Head of Human Resources and Management Development


Karen’s career in HR and Management Development spans 25 years, where she has worked for a variety of industries including 5 years prior experience within the landscaping industry.

Karen will oversee and develop the people related policies and procedures associated to the Human Resources function with Nurture, as well as being responsible for Management Development Programmes within the business.

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Nicky Prior

Human Resources


Nicky has over 20 years’ experience working within Human Resources, of which 12 are within the landscaping industry.
Nicky joined Nurture Landscapes as part of the Gavin Jones acquisition in 2018 and works closely with the management team to deliver our people related policies and procedures associated with the Human Resources function.

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John Beavan

Training Manager


John oversees the training nationally for Nurture and assists with Health and Safety as required. He has always worked in Horticulture and is a Lantra qualified trainer and assessor for vocational and NVQ qualifications that are all Landscaping focused. John is passionate about delivering nationally accredited qualifications and in house training for the team to assist with our professionalism. He loves cycling and is a very passionate beekeeper who has worked for central government and travelled most of Europe to feed his passion about honeybees.

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Bryony Mills

Training Manager

Bryony overseas the training in the south for the Nurture Group, as well as managing the apprenticeships for Gavin Jones and assisting with health and safety where needed.
She has worked within the industry in various roles for over 15 years, working from the ground up.
She is deeply passionate about horticulture and enjoys nurturing our teams to fully understand and love the industry that we are in.
She is a Chartered Horticulturist, and is a Lantra qualified trainer and assessor for several industry based qualifications, and also delivers the level 2 and level 3 Diplomas in Horticulture to our staff, ensuring they are the best they can be in their jobs.
Bryony loves to travel, garden and paint whenever she can find the time!
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Ian Fearnley

Training Manager


Ian oversees the training in the North for the Nurture Group and assists where required on all Health and Safety issues. Having worked in the Landscape Industry for 30 years, Ian has gained several qualifications in the Horticultural industry from BALI, City & Guilds and LANTRA .
He delivers nationally accredited qualifications as well as in-house training and is a qualified LANTRA Trainer, City & Guilds Assessor and Internal Verifier; delivering Levels 1, 2 and 3 Diplomas in Horticulturefor the future development of our teams.
In his spare time, Ian enjoys watching motor sports and mountain biking and spends many hours touring the lengths and breadths of England.

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