Meet the Team

Our team is great. meet them below.....

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Ben Silvestre

Ben started his rope access career in Sheffield, working on large scale construction projects, before moving to North Wales in 2017 to pursue his passion for rock climbing + mountaineering. With the move also came a change in work focus, shifting towards Ben's long held interest in conservation and historical architecture. 

Will Oates

With a keen practical mind, and eye for detail, Will found his place in rope access working on old and beautiful buildings. Will enjoys the challenge of understanding buildings and their creators and takes pride in producing a finished product that they would be proud of. A lifetime of rock climbing and mountaineering means that Will is capable of moving around old and often fragile buildings with care and efficiency.


Alex Haslehurst

Alex like many was drawn into rope access work through his outdoor and climbing lifestyle. Formerly working for the climbing brand DMM it was quite the change from brand representative to operator. After working on some big civils projects it was the charm and charisma of old buildings that has shaped the desire to start Highlife and focus on heritage works.