Ian Bruce graduated from the Niagara Parks Commission School of Horticulture in 1972. His career since has been intensively focused on arboriculture and urban forestry, half that time as instructor/ coordinator/ curriculum developer at Humber College and the other half in the commercial tree care sector.
Ian is President and Senior Consulting Arborist at Bruce Tree Expert Company Ltd. in Toronto. He is one of the first ISA Certified Arborists in Ontario, and a Consulting Arborist registered in 1989 with the American Society of Consulting Arborists.
For years he has been considered an authority in the areas of planting and pruning of trees, an innovator in tree preservation solutions on complex urban core development sites; an expert in detailed tree risk assessment, forensic arboriculture and tree support systems. He has done, lectured, and given expert evidence on these and other tree-related topics across Canada.