Our Directors

The London College of Garden Design Melbourne brings the UK’s leading garden design college to Australia. It combines the expertise of Australian horticulture and design professionals with the experience of two of the UK’s leading garden design specialists.


BRENT REID - Melbourne

Brent Reid is Director of the London College of Garden Design Melbourne. He has been involved in the Australian landscape industry for over 20 years as both designer and landscaper. He has won awards for his many gardens including major shows in Melbourne, Sydney and Malaysia as well as working internationally and his gardens are well known from the many features in leading garden magazines and television. Brent is a member of the international Chartered Institute of Horticulture and also contributes regularly to garden media and as a tour leader for Ross Garden Tours.



Andrew Wilson has been at the forefront of garden design teaching in 
the UK and overseas for some 30 years and is our Director of Garden Design Studies. He is a former Chairman and a Fellow of the Society of Garden Designers and has won many awards from the Royal Horticultural Society, the Society of Garden Designers and the BALI. He is well known for his books, including the bestseller “RHS Small Garden Handbook” and “Contemporary Colour in the Garden” and he is also the founding editor of The Garden Design Journal.



Andrew Fisher Tomlin has created gardens and landscapes around the world including in Australia and New Zealand. He has won major awards worldwide for both permanent landscapes and show gardens. Andrew is a Chartered Horticulturist and a Fellow of the Society of Garden Designers. He has been a visiting lecturer at The Victoria & Albert Museum, London, the University of the Arts, London and The Smithsonian, Washington DC amongst other places and served as Chairman of Judges and Chair of Selection for the Royal Horticultural Society’s Chelsea Flower Show.