Kenton Rogers is Co Founder of Treeconomics, a Social Enterprise based at the University of Exeter, with a mission to work with communities, businesses and research institutions to highlight the value of trees. Treeconomics has collaborated in over 20 projects which have included the UK pilot of i-Tree in Torbay, Valuing Londons Urban Forest and ongoing work with Highways England to develop tools for cost benefits analysis for its natural capital.
Kenton holds a masters in Forest Ecosystem Management and is a Chartered Forester. He was a contributing author on the UK National Ecosystem Assessment and the Springer Handbook on ‘The Urban Forest’. He has also provided expert advice on i-Tree, tree valuation and the tree benefits approach to various organisations including the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences and UK Forest Research.
Kenton was a serving Trustee of the International Tree Foundation for 10 years, and is also a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.