Rob French is an Associate Landscape Architect with over 15 years’ experience in environmental consultancy, working on behalf of both public and private sector clients including government departments, agencies, local authorities, utility providers, private developers and national housebuilders.
Operating within multidisciplinary teams, Rob has wide project experience within the residential, mixed use, highways, industrial, minerals, flood defence and renewables sectors including Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects (NSIPs).
Rob is a Chartered Member of the Landscape Institute (CMLI) with a particular expertise in Strategic Landscape Planning including Site Feasibility Studies, Green Belt Review, Green Infrastructure (GI) Strategies and Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment (LVIA). He has also prepared landscape proofs of evidence and rebuttal statements for planning appeals including written representations, hearings, public inquiries and Examinations in Public (EiP).
Earlier in his career, Rob specialised in landscape design and the provision of detailed hard and soft landscape proposals for planning, tender and construction packages together with site supervision and contract administrator duties for landscape implementation and maintenance projects.