Here at Illman Young, we have a very strong team working ethos; with an office environment constantly buzzing with project team discussions, and colleague consultation.


Sue Illman, Managing Director


A past President of the Landscape Institute and Honorary Fellow of both the Society for the Environment, and University of Gloucestershire, Sue is a practicing landscape architect and a specialist in historic landscape conservation, with a long-term interest and expertise in hard landscape construction and planting design.


Sue is a passionate advocate for Sustainable Drainage Sytems (SuDS) as a key element in sustainable design practices. She has extensive experience in both lecturing and the delivery of training about SuDS and also speaks about the wider subject of sustainability, of which water is a key part.


She frequently acts as Project Manager for landscape-led projects, and has strong skills in delivery, particularly where there are complex or difficult site constraints.