LI staff

Chief Executive: Daniel Cook

Dan CookDaniel is responsible for all aspects of managing and representing the organisation in conjunction with the Board of Trustees and Council.

Tel: 020 7685 2643


Executive Assistant / HR Officer: Yvonne Matthews

Yvonne Matthews

Yvonne provides administrative and project support to both the President and Chief Executive, including managing their diaries. She also manages HR for LI staff.

Tel: 020 7685 2643


Head of Finance and Governance: Andy Wallace

Andy WallaceAndy manages all aspects of the LI’s financial operations, including accounts and financial reporting. He also ensures LI’s compliance with charity and governance regulations, such as elections and honorary office appointments.

Tel: 020 7685 2645


Executive Director of Marketing and Communications:
Paul Lincoln MCIPR

Paul LincolnPaul leads the teams responsible for business development, marketing, communications, training, public programmes and sponsorship.

Tel: 020 7685 2646



Events and Competitions Manager: Sabina Mohideen

Sabina MohideenSabina manages the LI’s events including the annual Landscape Institute Awards programme. She also manages the design competitions that are run by the LI and on behalf of other organisations.

Tel: 020 7685 2647


Digital Systems Manager: Louis Varley

Louis VarleyLouis manages the development of the LI’s website and maintains the online recruitment service. He also manages all of the LI’s internal IT infrastructure.

Tel: 020 7685 2650



Professional Standard & Governance Manager: Emma Wood

Emma WoodEmma is the first point of contact for queries regarding the code of professional conduct and complaints. As well as working closely with the LI’s Board, Council, and Branches Emma is also the liaison with the Landscape Library & Archive at MERL, and the College of Fellows.

Tel: 020 7685 2657


Professional Development and Standards Officer: Alice Knight

Alice KnightAlice supports those wishing to become chartered landscape professionals, currently through the LI’s ‘Pathway to Chartership’ programme. She organises the chartership exams, and supports all the volunteers involved with the Pathway to Chartership.

Tel: 0207 685 2654

Senior Development Manager – London & East: Eleanor Manson

Eleanor Manson

Eleanor looks after the needs of key member firms in the London and East regions. She supports firms with membership, and delivers a range of related services for members, including training, CPD and events. She is also looking to build relationships with new organisations in disciplines such as Landscape Management and Urban Design to reflect the Institute’s wider growth strategy.

Tel: 020 7685 2655


Future Talent Manager: Poppy Smith

Poppy SmithPoppy works with LI members, universities and academics to support LI’s education and accreditation. She manages career promotion and student engagement through the ‘Ambassador for Landscape’ scheme. Poppy also manages CPD monitoring, and provides CPD guidance.

Tel: 020 7685 2656


Membership and Digital Services Officer: Lee Garnham

Lee GarnhamLee supports members with their membership subscription and payment inquiries. He also deals with queries related to the LI members’ area.

Tel: 020 7685 2653



Head of Professional Standards: Simon Odell, CMLI

Simon OdellSimon, who is also member of the LI, leads on professional, technical and entry standards. He also supports the Standing Committees and working groups as they develop guidance.

Tel: 020 7685 2659