More detailed bio for reference:
1986 – 2014 Mid Sussex District Council
Principal Landscape Manager with 5 staff responsible for the cost-effective management and development of some 300 plus sites covering an area of over 400 hectares and managing a budget of some £1.4 mill. pa.
1984 – 1986 Metropolitan Borough of Knowsley
Assistant Parks and Amenities Officer responsible for the maintenance of half of the Borough. Responsible for three Supervisors and some 65 manual operatives.
1981 – 1984 Rolawn (Overseas) Ltd., Amman, Jordan
Landscape Manager responsible for the successful implementation of a large Landscaping Contract for the new Queen Alia International Airport, just outside Amman.
1980 – 1981 Botanic Garden, Italy
Garden Supervisor responsible for a local garden staff of between 3-7 to maintain and develop the garden and associated nursery operation.
1976 – 1980 Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead
Technical Officer (Horticulture and Landscaping)
1973 – 1976 Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
1972 – 1973 Hertford Borough Council
Manual operative in the Parks Department.
1970 – 1972 Hidden Lane Landscaping Ltd., Virginia, USA
Landscape Operator and then as working foreman in charge of 3 – 8 men
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