Sue Illman

Sue Illman is Managing Director of Illman Young, a private landscape architectural practice based in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire which has been established for over 25 years.

Sue is an active member of the Landscape Institute having been its President from 2012-14, where water management was a key theme of her tenure. Sue's practice has always been actively engaged in trying to bring together technical solutions with innovative design, and her long-term interest in Sustainable Drainage has led to this developing as a specialism within the practice.

She is actively involved in the work of CIRIA in relation to SuDS and has written two chapters of the new SuDS Manual, and her practice has carried out a KTP research programme into innovative SUDS solutions in conjunction with the University of Gloucestershire. She has recently been appointed as Champion for Flood Mitigation and Resilience by the Construction Industry Council.


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