Tiltyard in Dartington Hall gardens

Board of Trustees

Role

The Board of Trustees has ultimate responsibility for the activities of the Landscape Institute, in line with the requirements of the Charities Act 1993 and as prescribed by the Royal Charter, By-Laws and Regulations.
The role of the Board is to:

  • Ensure that the Institute has a clear vision and a strategy focused on its achievements
  • Ensure that the Institute meets its objects as set out in the Charter and retains its ethos and values
  • Ensure that the Institute complies with its legal and regulatory requirements
  • Ensure that expert advice is taken from members, Council and standing committees before decisions are made
  • Act as guardians of the Institute’s assets, both tangible and intangible, and ensure the financial stability of the organisation
  • Agree performance targets for the Chief Executive and hold the staff team to account

The Board’s role and responsibilities are set out in its Terms of Reference and all Trustees are also subject to the Trustees Code of Conduct.

The LI Working Together Policy supports members, staff, contractors, LI bodies including Board and Council working together in a professional and supportive way.

Structure

The Board has legal responsibility for the charity and meets at least 4 times a year. There are up to 13 Board members:

  • 5 Honorary Officers
    • President
    • Vice-President
    • Honorary Secretary
    • Honorary Treasurer
    • President Elect or Immediate Past President in alternate years
  • 1 Non-Chartered Trustee
  • 3 Standing Committee Chairs (Education & Membership, Policy & Communications, Technical)
  • 4 Independent Trustees

Trustees

2022-23

Immediate Past President Jane Findlay CMLI PLI               Candidate Statement
Vice President Noel Farrer FLI PPLI                  Candidate Statement
Hon Secretary Dr Keren Jones CMLI                Candidate Statement
Hon Treasurer Mat Haslam CMLI                     Candidate Statement
Non Chartered Adam Barker AMLI MRTPI
Chair EMC Chris House CMLI
Chair PCC Kate Bailey CMLI
Chair TC Marc van Grieken CMLI
Independent Jane Clarke
Independent Marc Norden
Independent Jim Smyllie

Minutes of Meetings

2022

June | September | November | December

Minutes are published soon after they are approved by Board at a successive meeting

2021

March | June | September | November | December

Minutes are published soon after they are approved by Board at a successive meeting

2020

February | March | June | October | December

Minutes are published soon after they are approved by Board at a successive meeting

Committees reporting to the Board of Trustees

Three standing committees report to the Board of Trustees:

Education & Membership
Policy & Communications
Technical

Further details can be found in the Committees section.