Jamie Farnell

Director

Jamie works successfully with a wide range of clients and stakeholders to complete projects to the highest standard. Appointed as Director of Nicholas Pearson Associates Ltd in 2019, he is actively involved in a wide range of project and advisory roles, where clients and their teams benefit from the experience and dedicated approach he brings to all his projects.

01225 876990
07793 627434
jamie.farnell@npaconsult.co.uk
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With the ability to think strategically, design creatively and to communicate detailed environmental design solutions, he is able to draw on the breadth of his professional experience, inquisitive nature and persistence through all work stages.

Teamwork and communication are vital project skills and Jamie works collaboratively to drive his projects through each work stage of feasibility, briefing, design, construction and aftercare. Rooted in landscape architectural practice, Jamie has a thorough working knowledge of UK planning and development processes and adds value to project teams through his understanding of the complementary expertise that the company offers.

Project Experience

Jamie maintains a varied portfolio of active projects and is happiest using his professional skills across a range of project types, sectors, contexts and scales. He draws on this varied experience to tailor project inputs to fit the needs of client’s projects. His voluntary sector experience as a client gives him a particularly helpful insight in this respect. Through all project types and stages, he adopts a pragmatic approach together with a keen interest in environmental quality, functional aesthetics and sustainability. He has a track record of achieving results in complex project situations.

Project workload includes strategic inputs and design and consultation services for a number of University clients, and provision of masterplans and assessments or construction support services for strategic housing sites. Jamie is also involved in the delivery of public realm and public access enhancement projects for heritage and public sector clients, seeking to help make great places for people. Key experience has been gained working in complex urban settings, sensitive environments and heritage contexts where the visitor experience and accessibility need to be balanced with the specific characteristics of each site.

Qualifications

  • Chartered Member of the Landscape Institute (CMLI)
  • MA (Hons) Landscape Institute (Edinburgh College of Art)
  • RYA Yachtmaster Coastal - Commercial

Career History

  • After moving to the southwest and joining Nicholas Pearson Associates Bath office in 2006, Jamie continues to increase the variety of project types he is involved in and to broaden the firm’s client base. Within the consultancy, he has coordinated the preparation of marketing and company development activities for several years and was appointed Director of the company in December 2019.
  • Previously, Jamie worked as a Landscape Architect with The Paul Hogarth Company in Edinburgh where he also trained for his Landscape Institute Chartership and gained a solid experience of the profession.
  • His earlier training included completion of an MA (Hons) degree in Landscape Architecture at Edinburgh School of Art, a study exchange to The University of Guelph in Canada, a one-year placement with a Groundwork Trust in Kent and a variety of hands-on responsibilities at the Chelsea Gold Award Winning Kevock Garden Plants.

Contact me

01225 876990
07793 627434
jamie.farnell@npaconsult.co.uk
linkedin.com

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