Merrick Denton-Thompson OBE FLI
Merrick is a founding Trustee of LTL. As a Landscape Architect Merrick developed a unique vision for the potential of school grounds to give children a positive experience of the natural world and benefit from experiential learning.
In his last formal role before retiring Merrick was Assistant Director of Hampshire’s Environment Department where he worked hard to ensure that these precious spaces were inspiring external environments for young people. He is the President Elect of the Landscape Institute (President for 2016-2018) and Chair of the Policy Committee and Trustee. He is a Fellow of the Landscape Institute. Merrick is a Trustee and Chairs Marwell Zoo’s Conservation and Education Committee and was a founding Board member of Natural England. He was awarded an OBE for services to Education in 2001.