Skills, technical expertise and areas of interest:
* Orchard management, woodland management, forest gardens, land management and conservation
* Food resilience
* Training and consultancy in all the above areas.
* Timber frame self-building and the planning process in an AONB. (my house design is available by request)
* I currently work for The Orchard Project in Swansea, supporting community orchards (both new and old).
* Organisational structures.
* Project management - I have worked as a Project Manager for over 20 years on a variety of projects.
* The permaculture design process .
Areas of Permaculture Design Experience:
* Land Based - Orchard and woodland management and consultancy. Designing and running a Tree Nursery.
* Food resilience - Food growing on personal and community level.
* Organisational - Mentoring and supporting community growing projects
* Education and Training - Permaculture Introduction courses and PDCs.
* Personal - Lifestyle, Transport