I am a Chartered Landscape Architect with 16 years applied experience in the public and private sector followed by 17 years in academia; as a course leader for several undergraduate and postgraduate courses and as Faculty Head of Quality and Standards. Professional practice and large scale landscape planning are the two areas I am most passionate about and enjoy teaching.
University of Gloucestershire Excellence Award (2009) for ‘Promoting Sustainability’.
The Crabtree Memorial Bursary, Civic Trust, Leeds. (1988) for the proposal: ‘An Open Space Network for Leeds City Centre’.
Chartered Practitioner, Landscape Institute
Landscape Institute, CMLI since January 1987
Institute for Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, member since January 2004
Higher Education Academy, Fellow since March 2007
Higher Education Academy, Senior Fellow since September 2015
Large scale landscape planning informed by current changes to policy frameworks using real world projects. I’ve also delivered teaching in CAD, design, urban design and professional practice.
Working with the Landscape Institute on a number of initiatives around their Education Review and changes to course accreditation processes.
Vice Chair of the Landscape Institute National Accreditation Sub-Committee
Edinburgh University BCU - Birmingham BCU - Hong Kong BCU - China