David Cooney

Woodland Creation Officer 

David joined the City of Trees team in January 2023.  He has land and wildlife qualifications and has completed a two-year trainee program as a woodland officer with Stockport council.

David is passionate about the outdoors and enjoys climbing, running, and walking in the countryside.  His love for nature and the environment has inspired him to work towards increasing tree cover throughout Greater Manchester.  He believes this will help increase biodiversity, create wildlife corridors, and transform neglected areas into green spaces.

With his expertise in land and wildlife management, David is committed to making a positive impact in his role.  He believes that by working together, we can create a sustainable future for ourselves and the planet.