Christie-Elite Staff

NURSERY MANAGER - Brian McCamon

Brian started with Christie-Elite when the company was based at Bogallan, on the Black Isle. A professional nurseryman, Brian has been growing trees for over thirty years. Brian manages all aspects of production from sowing to sale.

brian@christie-elite.co.uk    tel: (01309) 672 633

MANAGING DIRECTOR - Matt Hommel MSc MICFor

Matt was appointed as Managing Director at Christie Elite Nurseries in July 2009 replacing Derek MacDonald. A professional member of the Institute of Chartered Foresters, Matt has previously held forest management positions with UPM-Tilhill North Highland and the The Crown Estate, Glenlivet, through Smiths Gore and worked as Managing Director of TM Forestry Ltd.

matt@christie-elite.co.uk    tel: (01309) 672 633

SALES & MARKETING - Alex Blake

Alex joined Christie-Elite in November 2013. His background is in Sales & Business Development within the finance and recruitment sector. Before joining Christie-Elite he spent a year at the Scottish School of Forestry, broadening his knowledge and experience within this environment. Alex manages all aspects of the sales & marketing for the company. He is a keen gardener and squash player and plays for Inverness in the Morayshire Premier league.

alex@christie-elite.co.uk     tel: (01309) 672 633

FINANCE ADMINISTRATOR - Pauline McMillan

Pauline joined Christie-Elite in July 2014. She worked locally for a Civil Engineering Company for over 12 years. Pauline enjoys travelling, and has visited many countries in Europe, driving from the UK. Pauline is a keen cycler and dog walker, and is usually seen on Nairn beach with her Golden Labrador, Archie.

accounts@christie-elite.co.uk tel: (01309) 672 633

GROWMASTER ADMINISTRATOR - Karen Garner

Karen started with Christie-Elite in 2009 prior to which she has worked in many establishments from art galleries to secretarial work with international oil companies in London. Karen comes from a gardening design background and ran her own successful design business in Surrey. Karen has lived in both the UK and abroad and in her spare time enjoys creative hobbies such as water colours, restoring old furniture and for re charging after a day at Christie-Elite, tai chi, yoga and meditation!

WEB ORDERS - Katya Severinene

Katya started with Christie-Elite in 2011. Originally from Saint Petersburg, Russia she holds an MA in Engineering and Technology specialising in forestry and timber processing. Kate took over management of the small orders section in October 2013 in addition to her role in cell production. In her spare time Kate enjoys sport and volunteering for charity.