Bio

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

Working student

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

 

Personal Interests

Yoga, Tai Chi, Gardening, DIY, Badminton, Squash, Swimming, Walking, Golf and Cycling