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About me

A versatile designer and educator with over 25 years of experience in environmental conservation and improvement on an architectural scale, with a long-standing interest in participatory and public art in regeneration, arts in health initiatives, neighbourhood renewal, community safety, youth engagement & other community groups. Capital improvements, vocational curriculum planning & delivery. Events management. Making surroundings conducive to inclusive activities for learning and play, building on innovative social programmes which link directly to the growth and use of plants & the natural environment, raising awareness of sustainability, biodiversity, soil fertility and waste management, links between wildlife, food, public health & wellbeing. Development by creative and critical thinking for garden design. Providing sustainable garden design and maintenance services as well as programmes of practical workshops and supported sessions in design and growing for food, wildlife and wellbeing, for small domestic spaces and larger public or private projects. Based on ecological and sustainable principles, connecting people & places through practical gardening sessions. Chair of Appleby Edibles allotments and community garden, member of Cumbria Sustainability Network . Volunteer with Garden Organic.

Educator experience

Garden Design,  installation and maintenance.

Educator skills

Garden Design,  installation and maintenance.

Educator qualifications

Relevant Qualifications and Training.

Cumbria Action for Sustainability Carbon Literacy Training       8 hrs                           Oct     2021

Permaculture Design.  Educator  Diploma.              In progress                                                                                               

Mental Health 1st Aid for Covid 19. Public Health England .  Basic                            July 2020

RHS Garden Design and Horticulture Level 2. Capel Manor Regents Park London             2015

Sustainability in the Curriculum Updates.     London Environmental Educators Forum QE II OP 1 Day Training CPD                                                                                                                          2015

Orchards Project Leader.  QE II Olympic Park.London E5. 1 Day Training  CPD               2015

Orchards Project Leader.  Camley St. London NW1 1 Day Training  CPD                      2013

Permaculture Diploma. PAB & IDEP Bali, Indonesia 72hrs                                                     2013

Ma Art in Architecture. Public Engagement in Regeneration. University of East London 2000

B.Ed . Secondary Design & Technology. Resistant Materials.   DfE No.  RP92 / 49381  1993

London College of Furniture. HND Furniture Design and Craft.   Highly Commended       1988

Barnet College of FE. Art and Design. Foundation                                                                   1985