Alan Sargent FCIHort, FPGCA

Since 1968, career includes over sixty Royal Horticultural Society Show Gardens, at Chelsea, Hampton Court, Gardeners World Live and Tatton Park (Design build and project manage) together with other award winning gardens at The Royal Southampton and Loseley Garden Shows.

Voted Top 25 Most Influential Landscape Personalities 2022 (ProLandscaper Magazine)

Royal Horticultural Society Chelsea Show Gardens Committee (1992 – 2005)
Royal Horticultural Society Show Gardens Judge and Gardens Assessor (1997 – 2005)

Founder and Honorary Life Member of The Association of Professional Landscapers (APL)

Created Ambassador to The Association of Professional Landscapers in 2019

Awarded Outstanding Contribution to the Horticultural Industry 2018 (Horticulture Week magazine)

Founder of The Professional Garden Consultants Association (PGCA)

Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Horticulture – FCI Hort (Founder Member since 1984)

Full Member of, and Consultant to The Professional Gardeners Guild (PGG)

Full Member of The Garden Media Guild (GMG)

Industry Training including The Traditional Paving Development Group, University of The West of England (UWE – Frenchay Campus) Presenting Training seminars and technical workshops.

Industry Representative to Government body – LANTRA (2007 – 2010)

Author of ten industry-related books for professionals

Award winning columnist – Horticulture Week (Haymarket) magazine (2014, 2016, 2021, 2022)

Full Member of The Senior Garden Advisers.

Consultant to Aggregate Industries (Bradstone) and Marshalls mono, paving & walling, In-House & Industry Training and Workshops, plus hard landscaping projects including Gibraltar and Eton College.

Consultant to various commercial properties and clients including Cadogan Estate, Harrow Boys School, Eton College, Goodwood Estate, Hadspen Estate, Knight Frank (London), Wellcome Trust, Stansted Park, Savills (London), Oxford University etc.

Past National Council member of The British Association of Landscape Industries
– Chairman of PR & Marketing (BALI)

Past Member of The Institute of Groundsmanship, Institute of Leisure & Amenity Management and Moscow Academy of Landscape Architecture and Design

Past Member of The Society of Authors

www.alansargent.co.uk alangsargent@gmail.com