Panel

  • Rob Beswick

    Rob Beswick

    BA Landscape Arch, Dip LA, CMLI

    B|D Landscape Architects

    Through a broad and diverse background Rob has worked on a range of internationally acclaimed and award-winning projects for design practices in Bath, Bristol, London and Chicago. As founder and director of B|D Landscape Architects Rob’s interest lies in innovative contemporary landscape design that leaves a sustainable legacy for the future. Rob is a Landscape Institute Committee member for Awards & Competitions, External Examiner and visiting Lecturer for Leeds Beckett University, a Trustee for the Cheltenham Design Foundation and a Design Council Expert.

    Housing, Landscape, People & Place

  • Scott Carroll

    Scott Carroll

    PGDip LA, PGDip LD

    LDA Design

    Scott is an experienced landscape architect, skilled at uniting the social purpose, culture and ecological functions of landscape and public realm. He creates rich sensory environments, and is an expert in design rich in biophilic experience. Scott has a specialism in waterfront design including Stratford Waterfront, East Bank - creating outposts for Sadler’s Wells, UAL’s London’s London College of Fashion, V&A and BBC, Tower Festival Headland on Blackpool’s Golden Mile and Porth Teigr, Cardiff Bay.

    Landscape, People & Place

  • Alan Corner

    Alan Corner

    MICE C.Eng

    Corner Water Consulting

    Alan is a chartered civil engineer with over 35 years’ infrastructure, flood risk, hydrology and drainage experience in the UK, middle and far east. Working for a UK Water Authority plus international multi-disciplinary consultancies where he has been a technical lead in drainage and flood risk design, delivering solutions for hundreds of residential, commercial and industrial development sites in all flood zones. Also experienced in drainage and flood protection for highways, nuclear facilities, ports and airports. He was Global SuDS Knowledge Leader at Halcrow plus assisted in drafting the National SuDS Standards and The SuDS Manual 2015. Alan has been a design review panel member in the Midlands and the Southwest for over 5 years.

    Climate, Landscape

  • Michael Cowdy

    Michael Cowdy

    MA [Distinction] Urban Planning Studies

    McGregor Coxall

    Michael’s passion rests in achieving healthy, smart, green and locally responsive places. With 15 years international experience, Michael adopts a systematic design approach that achieves restorative and engaging outcomes for places. As a Director and Urbanism Leader for McGregor Coxall, he has delivered award winning visions, strategic frameworks, masterplans and public realm projects in the UK, Australia and China.

    Landscape, People & Place, Strategic Development

  • Len Croney

    Len Croney

    MBA, DMS, Final Dip PRA, Dip Hort,

    Based in Cornwall, much of Len’s work has been around assisting public bodies to improve the quality of design proposals from developers. This has included writing developer contribution policies and minimum standards of open space and community provision. He worked extensively with Local Authorities through CABE on open space strategies. He has been engaged by individual Local Authorities, Sport England, Play England and Natural England to write policies on standards of Provision, e.g. "Nature Nearby"

    Ecology, Landscape, People & Place

  • Ben Croot

    Ben Croot

    BSc (Hons), MSc, CMLI

    LDA Design

    Ben is a Chartered Landscape Architect with over 17 years’ professional experience. He has worked on a range of development projects, including nationally significant infrastructure projects. He has co-authored technical guidance for the Landscape Institute and regularly acts as an expert witness. Ben believes strongly in design as both a process and an outcome and the importance of understanding place and the wider context to shape a clear and compelling narrative that underpins projects to deliver memorable and cherished places.

    Ecology, Heritage, Landscape, Strategic Development

  • Marc Dix

    Marc Dix

    Ba Hons Dip LA CMLI

    LT Studio Ltd

    Marc is a Principal Landscape Architect with 20 years’ experience of designing landscape projects for public realm, residential and mixed use markets. He has experience of high profile schemes in the UK and Asia and recently led on masterplans for Lancaster University Management School, Watchet East Quay Harbour Regeneration Project and the regeneration of Shrewsbury Flax Mill Visitor Centre – the oldest iron-framed building in the world. Marc is a teaching fellow in the University of Bath Architecture Department and at the Welsh School of Architecture in Cardiff. An experienced assessor, he is a panel member of the Bristol Urban Design Review and the South West Design Panel. He is a Built Environment Expert (BEE) for Design Council CABE and has been a chartered member of the Landscape Institute for more than 18 years. An influential advocate for external space design and passionate about design quality, Marc is a frequent invited speaker at events and seminars.

    Landscape

  • Jane Fowles

    Jane Fowles

    BA(Hons) DipLA (Hons) MAUD CMLI

    Novell Tullett

    Jane is a chartered Landscape Architect, Urban Designer and Managing Director of Novell Tullett. Jane is also co-chair of the Bristol Design Review Panel for Design West, an Academician at the Academy of Urbanism, and a part-time tutor for the Masters degree in Urban Design at the School of Architecture in Cardiff. Jane’s professional life revolves around the creation of successful places. She believes that being alive to the city context is the key to generating quality and value in the public realm. Well-related spaces bring opportunities for social interaction to local people, and inspiring design can entice life outside with all the wellbeing benefits it provides.

    Health, Landscape, People & Place

  • Tim Gale

    Tim Gale

    PPLI dip LA

    Tim Gale Landscape and Urban Design

    Tim has been involved with the planning and design of towns and public spaces for over four decades. As President of the Landscape Institute and subsequently as chair of the Urban Design Alliance (UDAL), he was involved in various government organisations including CABE and has been an active member of a number of Design Panels. He has worked in the public and private sectors, and was head of planning at HOK International until 2016.

    Landscape