John has worked within the industry for over 25 years graduating from Manchester Metropolitan University with a degree diploma in landscape architecture in 1983 and elected as a member of the Landscape Institute in 1990. He was recognised as a fellow of the Society of Garden Designers in 2011 and served on its council from 2004-2010. John is a widely published and respected designer and his schemes have won many awards. He has lectured both in the UK and internationally on his work. He and Chris formed Bowles & Wyer in 1993 after working together since 1984 at previous companies. John’s particular skills lie in design, client liaison and the planning process. He has been responsible for the design of hundreds of projects spanning private gardens, roof gardens as well as large commercial and residential development projects.