Landscape Institute elections: my statement and link to video


I’d continue

.influencing landscape led development, for example as I did as chair of Ebbsfleet built design group

.contributing to design festivals/conferences, for example Therapeutic City, Bath, and at the RGS, fostering environmental awareness

.making ourselves known by relating to a wider audience the benefits and skills we bring


I’d continue

.forging links and creating opportunities: for example with researchers; and as a former trustee of Bristol Architecture Centre; and with our international working and humanitarian groups

.nurturing new talent at school career events and our chartership graduation

.developing new higher education courses/accreditations and skills


I’d continue

.using my cross disciplinary background to build relationships and diversity with the creative arts and Urban Design, via alternative routes and as part of campaigns and international projects

.encouraging collaboration with members of other disciplines, whilst supporting existing members


.chairing committees: university; public sector

.Landscape Institute: Fellow and former Vice President; on Council; Branch Committee; External Examiner; P2C mentor; professional review groups; awards judging; IFLA representative; initiator of what became the College of Fellows.

.encouraging member support/ engagement as Branch Representative

.design review panel memberships/ RIBA competition juror

.TV/ BBC radio interviews/ speaker at conferences and faculty lectures, with a list of awards/extensive publicity

.property knowledge

.finance / risk: from university management to principal in private practice

.broad, creative work perspective: design, planning and education sectors; resulting links with key partners

.lead in significant proposals/involvement in key strategies, for example the first Green Grid.