LDI's goals and objectives are managed and implemented by a team of elected member representatives.
President & Sponsorship Director
Andrew practices as a Registered Landscape Architect and runs the award-winning Define Landscape Architecture based in Brisbane's inner north. He joined the Board in 2018 and after leading AILDM's rebranding to LDI and was appointed President in 2022. Andrew is passionate about growing the industry collaboratively and representing members' needs by advocating to government and liaising with allied industries & advisory groups.
Vice President & Membership Director
Paul is a Registered Landscape Architect and the owner of SEED Landscape Design, a Brisbane-based landscape design company offering landscape services to South East Queensland. Paul was elected to the Board in 2014 and held the position of President from 2019 overseeing the Institute's transition to LDI before stepping back from the role in 2022. He currently leads LDI's membership panel, tasked with admitting new applicants and re-structuring the professional member categories.
Marketing & NSW Events Director
Vanessa is a Landscape Designer and owner of We Dream of Gardens, a Sydney-based landscape design business. Vanessa was elected to the Board in 2019.
Vanessa has created a variety of events for LDI members, adapting to online events during the pandemic. With a background in marketing Vanessa is passionate about continuing to improve LDI for all stakeholders and increasing member benefits. She also enjoys creating opportunities and collaborations with other organisations.
QLD Events Director
Eva is a Registered Landscape Architect and owner of Porter Designs, a landscape architecture company based in the Moreton Bay Region designing for southeast and regional Queensland. Eva was elected to the Board in 2019 and works alongside LDI members to create enjoyable and inspiring events for QLD members.
Tig is a Landscape Designer and owner of Tig Designs, a design, consultancy and landscape management business based in Sydney. Tig joined the Board in 2019.
LDI Secretary & VIC Events Director
Jodi co-founded The Lemon Tree Project in 2012. She was appointed to the Hume City Council's Sustainability Taskforce in 2012 where she served as a resident member until her election to the Council in 2016. Jodi was elected to our Board in 2022.
Treasurer, Education & Publications Director
Colin is a Landscape Designer & Landscape Architect. He is co-owner of 3DL Landscape Consultants, Sydney. Colin was elected to the Board in 2021.
Operations & Growth;
Deb is a Landscape Designer and owner of Midas Touch Design, a Sydney-based landscape design business. Deb was elected to the Board in 2022 and is involved with strategic planning, developing membership growth and reviewing board operations.
Maureen administers the affairs of the Institute and acts as Secretary to the Board. Maureen was appointed to her position in 2011.
LDI Brand Ambassador & Member
Adam Robinson of Adam Robinson Design is the first ever LDI Brand Ambassador.
Adam is a leading landscape designer and studio director of ARD based in Sydney. He loves to collaborate with other designers and organisations to develop products and solutions that enhance the lifestyle aspect of outdoor spaces.
We look forward to Adam inspiring the next generation of designers entering the landscape industry and seeing him carry the LDI brand as we grow together.