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
  • Holding the Board to account
  • Shaping Policy
  • Inspiring Support

Council’s role and responsibilities are set out in full in the Terms of Reference
The LI Working Together Policy supports members, staff, contractors, LI bodies including Board and Council working together in a professional and supportive way


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

5    Honorary Officers
7    directly elected Corporate members
2    directly elected Associate members
1    directly elected Student member
12  Branch representatives
3    Standing Committee representatives (Education & Membership, Policy & Communications, Technical)



Immediate Past President Jane Findlay CMLI PPLI Candidate Statement
Vice President Noel Farrer FLI PPLI Candidate Statement
Hon Secretary Dr Keren Jones CMLI Candidate Statement
Hon Treasurer Mathew Haslam CMLI Candidate Statement
Elected Matthew Bradbury FLI Candidate Statement
Elected Charlotte Cottingham CMLI Candidate Statement
Elected Nathan Edwards CMLI Candidate Statement
Elected Diana Ispas CMLI Candidate Statement
Elected Wing Lai CMLI Candidate Statement
Elected Michele Lavelle CMLI Candidate Statement
Elected Nicola Phillips  CMLI Candidate Statement
Associate Rep Theresa Dendy
Associate Rep Bethan Walke
Student Rep Mark Brett
Br Rep – EMids
Br Rep – EofE Daisy Parsons CMLI
Br Rep – London Ben Gurney CMLI
Br Rep – Mids
Br Rep – NE Scott Matthews CMLI
Br Rep – NW
Br Rep – SE Ruth Shelton CMLI
Br Rep – SW Cynthia Filipiak-Szymborska CMLI
Br Rep – Y+H John Ingham CMLI
Br Rep – NI Paula Gillan CMLI
Br Rep – Scot Kirsty Knott CMLI
Br Rep – Wales Emma Hayes CMLI
E&M Cttee Rep Vanessa Ross CMLI
P&C Cttee Rep Anastasia Nikologianni
Tech Cttee Rep Jon Rooney CMLI

Minutes of Meetings


January Report
November  Papers | Minutes


February Papers | Minutes
July  Papers | Minutes
November – moved to January 2022


February  Papers | Minutes
July  Papers | Minutes
November  Papers | Minutes

Council Committees

Appointments & Selection Committee | Terms of Reference