LI Advisory Council

Advisory Council is the guardian of the spirit of the Landscape Institute’s Charter and of its long-term objectives. As prescribed by the Royal Charter, By-Laws and Regulations its main responsibilities are:

  • Ensuring accountability
  • Advising the Board
  • Influencing strategy and policy
  • Inspiring Support

Council’s role and responsibilities are set out in full in the Terms of Reference


The Council’s role is to represent members and to help set the LI’s strategic objectives, meeting 3 times a year. There are up to 30 Council members:

  • 5 Honorary Officers
  • 3 Standing Committee Representatives (Education & Membership, Policy & Communications, Technical)
  • 12 Branch Representatives
  • 7 directly elected Corporate members
  • 2 directly elected Licenciate Representatives
  • 1 directly elected Student Representative
Advisory Council 2017-18 at Hampton Court Gardens, July 2017. Image: Simon Odell