Our Team

David Chynoweth,

Managing Director

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0409 197 906​

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admin@felixbotanica.com.au

Years in Industry: 28
Years with Organisation: 21

David is the founder and managing director of Felix Botanica. He established the company in 2001 after observing a significant opportunity to increase efficiency, quality outcomes and career security within the industry. David manages administrative responsibilities within the organisation, provides consultancy services in ecological and civil fields, as well as executing a range of on groundworks.

Michael Lenten,

Contracts Manager

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0411 453 088

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Michael.l@felixbotanica.com.au

Years in Industry: 16
Years with Organisation: 12

With extensive on-ground experience, Michael executes advanced chemical and mechanical invasive species control techniques throughout the contracts that he manages. Michael is the key machinery operator within the organisation, with operations including large scale mulching, forestry grooming, flail mowing and earthworks. He currently manages our contracts for Parks Victoria and Knox City Council, across a range of remnant and revegetation sites.

Joshua McCaig,

Contracts Manager

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​0416 556 459

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josh@felixbotanica.com.au

Years in Industry: 15
Years with Organisation: 9

Josh delivers a variety of technical operations within the City of Yarra contract that he manages. These include direct seeding, invasive species control, revegetation, surveying threatened species, generation of short and long term site specific plans and advanced auditing methods to ensure contract objectives are measured, met and surpassed.

Michael Sommer,

Contracts Manager

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0448 403 994

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​michael.s@felixbotanica.com.au

Years in Industry: 9
Years with Organisation: 9

Mike manages our Frankston City Council contracts. This includes the implementation of a range of techniques to ensure the high-quality remnant sites are maintained and enhanced. Mike also provides consultancy services including GIS, strategic management plans, Vegetation Quality Assessments and training days on advanced methods within the industry.

George Collins,

Contracts Manager

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0420 459 996

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george@felixbotanica.com.au

Years in Industry: 9
Years with Organisation: 6

George coordinates our contracts for Zoo’s Victoria across Healesville Sanctuary and Werribee Open Range Zoo. This includes removal of over abundant species, revegetation, post-fire weed control and fencing works. George also provides consultancy services including municipality wide management plans, GIS, significant species relocation plans and educational presentations.

Glenn Brownfield,

Projects Manager

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0401 515 151

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glenn@felixbotanica.com.au

Years in Industry: 7
Years with Organisation: 7

Glenn manages stand alone projects within the organisation. These include Melbourne Water grants, state government projects, services for private clients and developers. Underpinned by a versatile skill set and high-level organisation, Glenn manages these operations over a wide geographical region through a variety of implemented methods.

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