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our dedicated team

Discover the Passion and Expertise Behind Our Dedicated Team

Our Story

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Overberg Arborists started over 4 years ago when we recognised the need for quality tree care services in the Overberg District.

Overberg Arborists is the combined result of years of in-the-field experience and a keenly developed passion for ethical and sustainable tree care. Our results speak for themselves.


 Our commitment to excellence is what makes Overberg Arborists unique.

Meet our team

André Pietersen

Our Head of Arboriculture and Founding Director is passionate about high-risk tree work, canopy access, and rigging. 

He fulfils the role of "tree surgeon" and is known for his precision, patience, and unwavering commitment to excellence. 

Kyle Joubert

Kyle, our skilled "consulting arborist!, joined forces with André in 2020 to found a partnership dedicated to tree care excellence.


 Kyle spearheads our consultation process, ensuring meticulous assessment of every project and personalized attention to each tree's needs.

Kyle will guide you through our tree care process.

Shelby Pietersen

Shelby is a dynamic force at the helm of our organization. Her role as CEO is coloured by her involvement in strategy Shelby is the driving force behind our remarkable growth over the past year.


Her unwavering commitment is to ensure our company continues to flourish, maintaining the highest standards not only for our valued clients but also for the well-being of the trees we care for. 


Mary-Anne Thorpe

Mary-Anne, the dedicated office ninja. Ensures your experience with us is nothing short of exceptional. As the friendly voice on the other end of the line, she handles all your inquiries and concerns with a smile.

In addition to being your go-to contact person, she is also the behind-the-scenes logistics expert and executive assistant. Partnering closely with Kyle Joubert, they play a crucial role in delivering top-notch service tailored to your tree needs. Together, we work tirelessly to guarantee you receive the finest care and attention every step of the way.

Dan Visser

Meet Dan, our skilled in-house mechanic and the mastermind behind our flawless machinery. With his expertise, he ensures our equipment is always in top-notch condition. Additionally, Dan is one of our top-notch climbers, scaling great heights to meticulously care for the high limbs in your trees. At Overberg Arborists, no task is too immense or insignificant – we tackle every job with precision and dedication. Trust us to handle all your tree-related needs with expertise and care.

Troy hanmer

Troy, our dedicated point of contact on-site. He plays a crucial role in ensuring seamless communication between our crew and the office. With a sharp focus on maintaining a strong connection between the team in the field and our central operations, Troy shoulders the immense responsibility of prioritizing the health and safety of our entire project team. His commitment and vigilance make him our trusted guardian, ensuring the well-being of everyone involved in our projects.

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