Land Management Project Officer
Iain is currently working under a one year secondment (2 days a week) from the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew based at Wakehurst Botanic Garden, where he is the Conservation and Arboretum Manager. His responsibilities at Wakehurst include the management of the tree collections, nature reserves, SSSI and wider landscape. Starting his career at Wakehurst shortly before the Great Storm in 1987 he has a practical background and has been involved with the restoration of Wakehurst’s designed and natural landscapes. He has a particular interest in meadow landscapes and has created and restored species-rich grasslands, implemented a conservation grazing project and set up field trials to showcase meadow restoration techniques.