Hello. I am an RHS Gold Medal award winning landscape designer with a special interest in creating beautiful and functional spaces that are also as biodiverse and sustainable as possible. Following 10 years as a freelance film and television editor I decided to leave small dark cutting rooms to pursue my passion for plants, landscapes and their design and conservation. I studied to Masters level in Protected Area Management at the University of London and then received a Commendation for a Masters degree in Landscape Architecture at Greenwich University in 2006. After working for 2 years in a Landscape Architecture practice I worked for 3 years as the Expert Gardener for London Wildlife Trust. During this time I combined my passion for design and the environment with design and consultancy work across a range of campaigns and design projects including the design and build of two RHS Hampton Court show gardens and was awarded a Gold Medal for the ‘Life Cycle Garden’ in 2009 and have since been awarded full Membership to The Institute of Horticulture. I am particularly interested in demonstrating through my design practice and teaching that creating well designed and functional spaces for people is not incompatible with creating biodiverse spaces for wildlife.
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