Meet the team

Urban Wilderness is made up of a diverse team of professionals, who together deliver an award winning brand.

We are Landscape Architects, masterplanners and urban designers, we are horticulturalists, plantsmen, play designers,  landscape strategists, visualisers, problem solvers and place-makers.

Based across two offices, in Leeds and Sheffield, we are a close-knit team who believe in sharing knowledge, working collaboratively and nurturing individual talent in order to promote the value of landscape.

We are our team nothing more, nothing less.

Tim Reid

Director

Tim is a plantsman, a historian, an entertainer and a fine fellow! Tim is one of the managing Directors of Urban Wilderness, having founded the company in 2010. Tim’s focus is based around the provi…

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Nathan Edwards

Director

Nathan is a traveller, a strategist, a lateral thinker, and a board games geek. Nathan is one of the managing Directors of Urban Wilderness. His focus is on place making, urban greening and public rea…

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Steve Frazer

Technical Director

Steve runs a bit, makes jam and would love to play the accordion. Steve is a Technical Director at Urban Wilderness.  He is committed to designing spaces that maximise potential; encompassing the rea…

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Chris Hughes

Senior Landscape Architect

Chris is our resident DJ; an urbanist, an all rounder and a voice of reason. Chris is a senior member of the team, having become a Chartered Member of the Landscape Institute in 2016. Chris’s experi…

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Sam James

Senior Landscape Architect

Sam is a cornerstone, a footballer, a gardener, a pragmatist and an experienced details man. Having gained a bachelor’s degree in Architecture from Liverpool University (2006) Sam’s landscape…

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Andrew Kennard

Senior Landscape Architect

Andy is a creator, a communicator and an eternal optimist. Andy is a Landscape Architect with a particular interest in place-making. Andy believes that well planned, designed and managed landscapes, i…

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Hannah Beard

Landscape Architect

Hannah is a samba drummer, an artist, a traveller and proponent of creative landscape management. Hannah has recently graduated from the University of Sheffield with a Masters with distinction. Previo…

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Bianca Leung

Landscape Architect

Bianca is indefatigable! A planner, a singer and a complete saint! Bianca is a Landscape Architect with a particular interest in integrated, creative and collaborative design.  She believes that land…

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Emily James

Landscape Architect

Emily is passionate about soup, painting, amateur fashion design, and soup! She is creative, dedicated, and an advocate of landscape improving our health and well-being. Emily is interested in how lan…

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Ella Perkins

Landscape Architect

Ella is a gardener, a socially engaged artist and maker of many sorts! Ella recently graduated from the University of Sheffield in 2019 with a Masters in Landscape Architecture. Her final project crea…

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Jacob Pugh

Landscape Architect

Jacob is part of our creative DNA, he’s an artist, a plantsman and an aficionado of weird and wonderful cocktails. Jacob worked for Urban Wilderness for almost two years before returning to the…

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Liam McDermott

Graduate Landscape Architect

Liam is a singer of songs, a sports enthusiast, and a creative and conscientious designer. Having recently completed his Masters and Postgraduate Diploma degree at Leeds Beckett University with Disti…

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Christopher Young

Assistant Landscape Architect

Chris is an indoor plant accumulator, outdoor plant appreciator, travel enthusiast, and pointless gadget nerd Chris has a particular interest in ecologically-considered design; how we as designers wor…

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