Paul Hensey is a practising Garden and Landscape designer, a Fellow of the Society of Garden Designers (FSGD) and a previous vice chair. This role provided an insight into the quality and experience of Garden and Landscape designers wanting to become members of a professional Society and what their needs are. Paul mentors new designers and lectures on CAD, construction techniques and materials at several colleges. Originally trained as an industrial designer, Paul has used CAD systems for over 20 yearrs. Early in his career he was the head of industrial design for an international building products manufacturer, giving invaluable insight into construction detailing and an appetite for understanding manufacturing techniques and the use of novel materials in Gardens and Landscapes. Between 2010 and 2018 Paul was the technical journalist for the Garden Design Journal, writing their monthly feature on best practice and construction. Paul has won numerous design accolades and awards, including several medals from The Royal Horticulture Society and is acknowledged for his contemporary and innovative gardens.