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Countryside Management Consultancy Services Ltd, Chris has a strong background in fish husbandry with qualifications and years of expertise furthering his knowledge base. He is a commercial fish farmer in a variety of species. He qualified and then gained vast experience and knowledge in this sector, now being the director.

Chris has been serving the fishery industry as an esteemed consultant for the last 12 years. Currently, he is reforming a complex of lakes after successfully putting together a comprehensive business and management plan with the owner. He was asked if he could be the fishery manager and project manage every aspect of the refurbishment works spanning a 5-year time frame. He is also an experienced director of a successful arboriculture and forestry business which runs in tandem, being certified with all necessary qualifications. Chris also holds a CPCS card that covers an excavator qualification that is the recognised standard for the construction industry to further enhance his lake construction skill set. He is also the respected author of “Finding The Time To Cast” and is regularly featured in articles by the leading publications within the fishing industry. He is also regarded as a well-respected constituent by his peers on the Predator Action Group board (PAG) which has been founded to tackle the rapidly growing challenge of predation on UK fisheries.


CMCS as a respected company has regular Industry involvement, we work with some of the biggest names in the industry including Environment Agency, The National Trust, Natural England, Predator Action Group and Thames Water amongst many others in various sectors to give the very best service. Chris has been asked and contracted to write literature for various media streams and attends and speaks at relevant meetings and seminars all over the country and is always fully aware and up to date regarding current legislation, licenses and other issues that affect the industry.  All operatives of CMCS hold many fishery and land-based qualifications including, but not limited to City & Guilds NPTC, CPCS and Lantra Awards all are industry recognised standards. The business is based in Berkshire and covers the South, South East and South West but we travel the length and breadth of the country for work and meetings. The comprehensive list of services that are provided are very extensive so please don’t hesitate to contact us to explore solutions to your specific project requirements.


Based on a decision of the company director to diversify, we now are a multifaceted company, qualified and certified to cover many areas; with established branches in both Hampshire and Berkshire. There is a great need for a certified and qualified countryside consultancy company advising how to best approach and manage future challenges and requirements in the ever changing and demanding nature of our countryside. In addition to covering fisheries, the company has invested portions of its assets in building the tree care company with a standalone specialist workforce that works alongside in various areas, but specialising also in construction having gained excavator qualifications.


All projects big or small undertaken with the highest professionalism. CMCS has a record of managing and providing fisheries with the skills and expertise to rejuvenate a fishery and to oversee and manage big projects that require both professionalism and attention to detail, both of which you are assured of and can on request be confirmed by many of our past clients. CMCS will also be looking to provide an online shop, for buying and selling to fisheries and various sectors of the industry, striving to provide cost effective products for construction, planting, stocking and future management on your waters, please call us to discuss.