EarthCare was first established in 1998 by Paul Gauntlett | BA (Hons). As the proprietor of EarthCare Garden Services, Paul designed and built many of the first landscape gardens himself. Building on his Honours Degree in Three Dimensional Design and wealth of real world experience, Paul has steadily grown the company along with Ade, directly employing several key operations managers, construction and maintenance staff, who are supported by experienced office administrators.
Despite the company’s increased size and activities, having been incorporated into EarthCare Design Limited in 2007, Paul continues to play a hands-on role in each project as well as having a key role in the day to day running of the business. This personal involvement, working closely and respectively with all staff and clients, delivers outstanding quality and customer satisfaction every time.
Paul Gauntlett | Design Director
Paul plays a key role in the running of the business. He has overall responsibility for design, quality, sales and client satisfaction.
Paul graduated in 1991 with an honours degree in 3D Design, from Ravensbourne College of Design & Communication in South London. He also spent seven years studying Horticulture and Permaculture in London, Devon and Cornwall.
Following seven years working in the design and landscaping industry, Paul established EarthCare Garden Services in 1998. Since then, he has steadily grown the business, incorporating EarthCare Landscapes with Adrian Mark and EarthCare Design Limited since 2007.
Susanne Kern Gauntlett | Account Manager, Company Secretary
Susy is responsible for sales and marketing, client liaison and business management. She joined the company in 2005, after working for many years in field sales and account management.
Susy loves working with people and applies her extensive experience in the field to delivering professional services, while helping to evolve and grow our business.
Adrian Mark | Project Manager
Before establishing EarthCare Landscapes, Ade gained extensive experience with Turfcare Limited, working on prestigious projects such as Hammersmith Hospital, at large private estates in the Home Counties, along with hundreds of commercial and residential properties in Greater London.
Ade is a Master Builder and people person who thoroughly enjoys managing the EarthCare Landscaping team, ensuring we deliver a reliable, outstanding quality service to each and every one of our clients.
Brian Leonard | Operations Manager
Brian has over 30 years’ experience in the engineering and landscaping industries. Using his expertise, he is accustomed to working hand in hand with Garden Designers, managing teams of landscapers and other on-site contractors, as well as with residential and commercial clients.
Brian also uses his in-depth knowledge of water features, wildlife ponds and swimming pools, either as an integral water feature within a new garden design project, or to solve any problems new clients may have with an existing water feature.
Janice Abel | Financial Accountant
Jan brings extensive knowledge and experience of financial accounting to the business. She manages all internal aspects of the financial running of the business day to day and can also be relied on to ensure the business runs smoothly and efficiently. Jan is also a people person, as well as being a committed naturalist and environmentalist and so brings a wealth of experience to her role within our company.
Yudish Verasamy | Head Landscaper
Yudish is the newest member of EarthCare, having joined the team in 2012 initially as a freelance sub-contractor, now specialising in Landscape Gardening. He has previous experience in the trade as a landscape gardener and has thoroughly enjoyed learning under expert guidance, honing his skills in using his hands to create stunning landscape gardens throughout South London and Surrey.
Yudish is also developing his design skills, working closely with his project manager and Paul, to ensure each and every client receives a unique, high quality Garden Design and perfectly finished landscape garden.