Katie Hammond CMLI, Landscape Consultant for the Competition

Katie is a private practitioner running her own landscape consultancy business working alongside renowned landscape practices on individual project commissions. She helped lead Gillespies’ Manchester design team for 10 years and has continued to collaborate with them and others on some of the UK’s most significant public realm projects including Rochdale Town Hall Square, Belfast City Quays Gardens, St Cuthbert’s Garden Village, Leicester Waterside and Trafford Waters. Katie is a RIBA/Places Matter! Design Review Panel Member and on the Government’s High Streets Task Force. Katie is the author of the original Places Matter! NWDA ‘Creating Inspirational Spaces’ guide to good public realm design.