Declan has over 30 years’ experience in development, landscape design, urban and environmental renewal. This includes masterplanning and design to implementation of a broad range of strategic environmental improvement schemes to industrial, highway and urban regeneration sites as well as reclamation, amenity, rural/countryside, educational and housing projects. He is experienced in working closely with developers, community organisations and statutory agencies to deliver local environmental, social and economic development.
Declan is also widely experienced in the area of Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment (LVIA) and Landscape Planning. He is experienced in addressing landscape issues in sensitive and heritage landscapes, the development of policy to guide appropriate development in those landscapes, and the preparation of LVIA for developments in the rural and urban context including roads, bridges and built infrastructure.
Declan has worked professionally in Ireland and the UK and is a member of the Irish and UK Landscape Institutes.