Steve McCurdy - Managing Director
Steve received his initial commercial horticultural education and training at Thomas Rochfords & Sons and Oaklands College of Agriculture and Horticulture in Hertfordshire. In 1979 he was selected for a one-year work experience in the US, and after his return worked in horticultural sales before he immigrated to the US to marry Janet. Together, they went on to build the largest independent interior landscape company in Southern California, which won 93 national and stateside awards. He served on the boards of both national and state trade organisations including 5 years as chair of the main industry convention. He was honoured to be the 2002 interiorscape inductee into the Interiorscape Hall of Fame. They returned to the UK in 2000 and sold their US company in 2001 to focus all of their energies on Majestic Trees, which has culminated in the containerised tree nursery. With over 32 years of horticultural experience, Steve travels extensively searching for the finest specimen trees throughout the year.
Janet McCurdy - Company Secretary
Janet acts as the Company Secretary and advises on corporate issues for the company. She has an MA, a strong administrative background and has been involved in the family business both here and in the U.S. She works closely with the office and accounting staff, supporting their efforts with her knowledge and experience.
Helen Morgan - Finance and Human Resources Manager
Helen joined Majestic Trees in 2008 and has wide experience in the corporate world in human relations, insurance matters, recruitment, etc. She has an HND in Business and Finance, is a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development and is a part qualified accountant. She handles both accounts receivable, payable and payroll in addition to HR, insurance matters, pensions, etc. and works closely with the management team to ensure the company always runs smoothly when it comes to all our financial affairs.
Jane Poyner – Customer Service & Administration
Jane joined our team in 2006 and is the first person you will normally meet whether you visit the nursery or call. She also works behind the scenes and manages our general enquiries by e-mail and other systems and structures invaluable to the smooth operation of the company. She has a strong administrative background and brings with her over 20 years of experience as a PA and Project Administrator for a large organization, and nothing is too much trouble.
Christina Jones – Marketing and Business Development Manager
Christina joined Majestic Trees in 2003 as the company͛s first sales team recruit, bringing with her several years͛ experience in the mature nursery stock sector and a great belief in the future of Majestic Trees. Steve quickly saw her many talents, so she was soon given more responsibility and became the company͛s first Sales and Marketing Manager. Over the years she has contributed to the establishment of many of the systems and strategies that have come to set Majestic Trees apart in the industry, including our stock control system, evolving brand identity and award-winning website. She holds a Master͛s degree in Tropical/Sub-Tropical Horticulture and Crop Science, and serves on the company͛s Senior Management Committee.
Kelly Senior – PA to MD and HR/Fin Manager
Kelly has lived locally for many years so has had the opportunity to watch Majestic Trees grow from a small start-up to the company it is today. Her professional background lies in administrative support and finance, and she is also on friendly terms with many of the Majestic employees who live locally, so when the job opportunity was announced it was an easy decision to apply. We are delighted she did, as she is a very conscientious and hardworking member of the team; flexible, amenable and always willing to lend support in whatever capacity is required.