Meet the team

Meet the team

Mike Fuller
Managing Director

Mike acquired English Country Gardeners in 2010, he identified the need and the uniqueness of recruiting for the gardening sector and it’s ability for growth, given the right tools. Since then English Country Gardeners has become the leading recruitment company for the professional Gardener both in UK and Internationally.

Ruth Bolam
Commercial & Operations Director

Ruth was appointed as the Commercial and Operations Director in December 2016, previously she managed the Groups management accounts, with a career in financial accounting for the private sector. Today Ruth is responsible for the day to day running of both English Country Gardeners  Ltd and its sister company horticruitment UK. Ruth’s aim following on from her father Mike Fuller, the Company’s Managing Director, is to ensure that English Country Gardeners does not simply exist but thrives.

Suzy Parnham
Marketing & Office Manager

Suzy joined the English Country Gardeners team in 2016, the company had reached a size where it needed specialist skills in both marketing and office management. Suzy had previously worked for the national architectural practice Purcell.  Suzy has since heightened the English Country Gardeners brand and established firm relationships with professional bodies such as the  Professional Gardeners Guild and the  Historic Houses. 

Sara Yassin
Recruitment Specialist

Sara joined the English Country Gardeners team in October 2018. She had previously been employed by EY as well as Carmichael Fisher, a leading international executive search firm with a global presence. Sara came to English Country Gardeners with a wealth of recruitment experience, having a natural and professional persona that has meant she has gained a reputation as one of the leading recruiters for the professional gardener.  

Mark Read
Recruitment Specialist

Mark joined the English Country Gardeners team in December 2016. He had previously been employed by GreensceneNZ Ltd as an Arboricultural Consultant. Mark’s  specialist field is tree health management and hazard analysis. he worked as a department manager of the Environmental Services division at Greenscene NZ, Auckland.   Over the last 3 years Mark has established himself as a highly successful consultant placing candidates both throughout the UK as well as internationally roles in the most prestigious well respected estates.

Danielle Moss
Receptionist

Danielle is our newest member of the English Country Gardeners team, joining in November 2018. Danielle gives a great deal of support to both the consultants and management alike. Danielle has a background working as a financial administrator and data analyst.