After leaving Impington Village College at 18 in 1981, Andrew had a 10 year career in banking, culminating in working on the launch of First Direct in 1989. He then retrained in horticulture gaining a degree from the University of Leeds, and he is now one of the UK’s leading landscape designers with private, residential and public space commissions worldwide, and partnerships in Scandinavia, Europe, Australia and the Caribbean.
He has won many and varied awards for his work both within the UK and internationally. He also serves as Royal Horticultural Society Chair of Selection, Assessment and Judging for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. He is a Fellow of the Society of Garden Designers and the Chartered Institute of Horticulture. Recent speaking engagements include The Smithsonian and the Casey Tree Foundation in Washington DC as well as conferences in Sweden, Russia, Australia and the UK. Andrew was Wallpaper magazine’s first horticultural editor and his work has featured in many journals and on television worldwide.
A Piece of Advice
“Concentrate on doing a few things in your chosen career really well rather than being all things to all people”.