The Society of Garden Designers (SGD) has appointed Sarah Morgan MSGD as its new Vice Chair working alongside SGD Chair, Philippa O'Brien MSGD.
Sarah has been a Register Member of the Society for 20 years and is a long-standing-member of the SGD Council. She joined Council in 2014 as the member for Education and has overseen many initiatives including the introduction of the Educator Status for garden design courses and programmes in the UK.
Sarah has been involved in education for many years. She spent five years as Head of Faculty, Landscape Horticulture and Design, and Programme Leader for the BA (Hons) Garden Design at Hadlow College and is now a visiting lecturer in horticulture and garden design and external verifier at colleges around the UK.
Away from the Society she runs her own practice, Sarah Morgan Gardens.
Sarah Morgan said: ‘I am privileged to support Philippa O'Brien and continue to support the SGD in my role on Council. As a member of the SGD I have received training, inspiration and professional networks that have been invaluable to my working practice in Garden Design over 33 years. I would encourage all our members, and particularly those at colleges embarking on a new career, to get involved in the Society and make the most of the opportunities this now established organisation can offer’
Philippa O'Brien MSGD, who took on the role of Chair in 2014 said: "I have worked alongside Sarah on Council for many years. She has great talent and a wonderful ability to take the long view to campaigns and Society issues. I think she will be an excellent counterpoint to me as we work towards realising the many ambitions that Council has for the Society"