Clive Ivil – Divisional Managing Director, idverde Community Open Spaces


As Managing Director, Clive has overall responsibility for the performance of all idverde’s local authority grounds maintenance contracts and for ensuring excellence in Client relationships, customer service, operational service delivery and legislative compliance.

Clive is passionate about achieving a high quality service that will satisfy all stakeholders and make idverde stand out from the crowd. He is tenacious and relentless in his desire to achieve effective Client relationships and to work in genuine partnership to deliver a customer focussed service. As a result of more than 35 years of industry experience, Clive fully understands the pressures faced by local authorities in their quest to balance tightening budgets with increasing customer demands and the need to deliver services which enhance biodiversity and the green environment.


Highly respected in the horticultural industry, Clive was elected to the BALI Board of Directors in 2012.

Clive commenced his career in 1975 with Rushmoor Borough Council as an Apprentice Gardener. He obtained promotion to Chargehand Nurseryman, then Supervisor and by 1988 Contract Manager. He joined Quadron Services in 1994 when the fledgling company won a bid for the externalisation of Rushmoor Services.

Since then Clive has been actively involved in successfully growing Quadron’s Grounds Maintenance division. As the business expanded he was promoted through the ranks of Regional Manager, Operations Director and finally Managing Director in 2006.

When Quadron and The Landscape Group merged in 2016 to form idverde UK Clive was appointed as the Managing Director of the Community Open Spaces Division with ultimate responsibility for all of idverde’s Local Authority grounds maintenance clients.


  • C & G 1 – 4 in Amenity Horticulture
  • RHS General Certificate
  • BTEC Continuing Education Certificate in Leisure Management
  • Institute of Leisure and Amenity Management Certificate
  • NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health
  • Certificate of Professional Competence in National Road Haulage Operations
  • Basis Certificate of Competence in the storage and handling of crop protection products.

Clive Ivil