Name Country University
Simon Bell Simon Bell
ECLAS President
Estonia Estonian University of Life Sciences
 Simon Bell is professor and head of department of landscape architecture in the Estonian Universitry of Life Sciences as well as being part of OPENspace Research Centre in Edinburgh College of Art at the University of Edinburgh. In Estonia he is responsible for all aspects of the department which teaches a full 5 year programe in landscape architecture (a 3+2 programme to master level) as well as having a doctoral programme.
Ellen Fetzer Ellen Fetzer
ECLAS Vice President
 Germany Nürtingen-Geislingen University
 Ellen Fetzer holds a diploma degree in landscape planning from Kassel University, Germany. Since 2001 she has been working at the faculty for landscape architecture, environmental and urban planning in Nürtigen (Stuttgart area). She is primarly coordinating an international master degree in landscape architecture (IMLA). The second focus of her work is on computer-supported collaborative learning.
Steven Goossens Steven Goossens
Belgium Erasmus University College Brussels
Steven Goossens graduated in 1999 with a degree in Landscape Architecture. He is part of the teaching staff of the department of Landscape Architecture since 2001 at Erasmus University College Brussels, Belgium. His areas of expertise are botany and design with a specialization in urban design that he also lectures on. He has been the Course Director of the 3 year bachelor programme on Landscape Architecture from 2012 in the same university college. 

Steven co-founded Kubiekeruimte vzw in 2005.  Kubiekeruimte is a Belgian association creating a platform and a network for landscape architects and others who involved in shaping the public realm. Steven is also actively involved with the research centre “tuin+” or “garden+” (formally known Green+City) from 2010.

Gabriela Maksymiuk Gabriela Maksymiuk
General Secretary
Poland Warsaw University of Life Sciences - SGGW
Gabriela Maksymiuk works as assistant professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture at the Faculty of Horticulture, Biotechnology and Landscape Architecture, Warsaw University of Life Sciences - SGGW. She hold a master degree in Environmental Sciences from Wageningen University and a master degree in Landscape Architecture from WULS - SGGW, where she also took her PhD degree (2008). She teaches and conducts research in the areas of spatial planning, environmental bases for spatial planning and landscape design and also landscape planning. Recently, she conducted research related to economic valuation of urban green areas. Since 2011 she is a member of ECLAS Executive Committee (first co-opted as organiser of ECLAS 2012 Conference in Warsaw and in 2012 voted as a full member).
Sabine Bouche-Pillon Sabine Bouche-Pillon France National School of Higher studies in Nature and Landscape Architecture- Blois
Sabine Bouche-Pillon is a lecturer (PhD) in ENSNP, Blois, France. She is currently researching in the field of urban ecology and planning and teaching urban ecology - biodiversity (master level) and cultural landscape field trips (bachelor level). She is involved in administrative responsabilities such as International relations coordinator and Member of the ENSNP Board.
Marlies Brinkhuijsen Marlies Brinkhuijsen Netherlands Wageningen University
Marlies Brinkhuijsen (PhD) is assistant professor since 2008. Before, she worked as a landscape architect and landscape planner in professional practice and contract research for twenty years. Her research focuses on sustainable tourism and on large parks and landscapes in a peri-urban context. Her teaching and coordinating activities over the last years included design studios, design theory, reflection on contemporary practices, internships and theses at Bachelor and Master levels. Marlies joined the Executive Committee as a co-opted member in 2012.
Sandra Costa Sandra Costa UK Birmingham City University

Sandra Costa holds a PhD in the field of Landscape Architecture, Environmental Perception and Wellbeing. She was trained as a landscape architect and urban planner and has diversified experience encompassing teaching, research and professional practice. She is currently lecturing and researching at the School of Architecture and Design of Birmingham City University (UK), and has previously lectured at the University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD, Portugal). Her research interests are associated with user-based perceptions, experiences and interactions with the environment and the production of ‘positive states of being’ through ‘enhanced spatial awareness’, using immersive walking and narratives. Sandra is also currently investigating the position and future of Urban Allotment Gardens in Europe (CITAB, UTAD, COST Action TU1201).

Fabio Di Carlo Fabio Di Carlo Italy University of studies of Rome "La Sapienza"
Fabio Di Carlo is architect and PhD in Environmental Design. He is professor of Landscape Architecture in the Department of Architecture and Design (DiAP) at Sapienza. He teaches in the Master’s programme in Landscape Architecture and the Postgraduate School in Natural and Territorial Patrimony. He is also a member of the teaching board of the PhD programme in Landscape and Environment and research reviewer for the Italian Ministry of Education since 2006. His main interests are the theory and innovation in Landscape Architecture project, in urban and peri-urban contexts, both in practice and in research and teaching.
Claudia Fabian Claudia Fabian Romania University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Bucharest
Claudia Fabian is a lecturer at Landscape Architecture, Biodiversity and Ornamental Horticulture Department at the University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Bucharest. She holds a Master’s degree in Integrated urban development (2006) from the University of Architecture and Urbanism of Bucharest, and also a Master’s degree in International Cooperation in Urban Development from the Urban Institute of Grenoble, France (2008). She earned her doctoral degree in Human Geography (2012) from University of Iasi, Romania, where she studied the landscape policies in mountain tourist areas and their development in the local context. Currently she researches the territorial landscape planning and rural landscape policies in Romanian territorial development. She teaches the course in Landscape and the green metropolitan planning and she is also involved in Landscape design studio in the Department of Landscape Architecture.
Kamni Gill Kamni Gill United Kingdom University of Sheffield
I have peripatetic career as a landscape architect having first explored fictional and poetic landscapes as I completed a degree in English literature. After living and teaching in France, Spain and Japan, I returned to the foothills of the Canadian Rockies to feed a burgeoning interest in landscape, spatial design and cities. Philadelphia was next on the list with further study at the University of Pennsylvania where I continued to develop interests in the materiality of landscape and the creation of urban spaces, taking as much inspiration from the Atlantic coast and New England forests and bogs as I did from New York, Boston and Philadelphia.

A widely varied 15 years in practice followed with projects ranging from highly crafted residential work to large-scale waterfronts and regional habitat restoration projects. A move to Lausanne, Switzerland put me in the shadow of the Alps and the light of Lake Geneva where I maintained a small practice working on projects such as a neighborhood picnic park and with a business school to develop biodiversity site strategy for their campus. Two years ago, I was finally able to return to teaching in Sheffield and am looking forward to exploring both new academic and geographic landscapes in Yorkshire.

My current research interests can be grouped into three broad themes: landscape representation and process, landscape criticism and materiality and construction and design pedagogy.
Una Ile Una Ile Latvia Latvia University of Agriculture
Una Ile works as assistant profesor, researcher in the Department of Architecture and Building at the Faculty of Rural Engineering, Latvia University of Agriculture. In 2011 she defence here PhD work: The landscape quality of the residential area courtyards in the city of Latvia. Since 2012 she is a secretary and layout designer of International scientific journal Landscape Architecture and Art and also expert in architecture of landscape architecture sub-sector (Latvian Academy of Sciences). She teaches in the areas of urban spatial planning, landscape analyses, functional outdoor design and research field urban landscape, aesthetic quality, residential area development and revitalisation process. Since 2006 she work also with practical landscape architecture projects in Ltd. EFICA. She is also a member of the Association of Latvian Landscape Architects (LAAB) and since 2015 she started studies in the Department of Architecture and Urban Planning, at the Faculty of Architecture and Urban planning, Riga Technical University.
Maria Ignatieva Maria Ignatieva Sweden Swedish University of Agricultural Science (Uppsala)
Maria was born in Leningrad (St.Petersburg, Russia). Ms - from. Leningrad Forest Technical Academy in 1982. PhD (1987) from Moscow State University in 1987. Professor in landscape architecture at SLU, Uppsala, Sweden. honorary doctor at St. Petersburg State Forest Technical Academy. Main research is urban biodiversity and design and history of landscape architecture. Main publications: Ignatieva, M. (2011) Gardens of Old and New World. Journey of a Landscape Architect. St. Petersburg Art. 447 pages (in Russian with English summary)
Ignatieva, M. (2010) Design and future of urban biodiversity. In: Müller, N., Werner, P., & J. Kelcey (eds), Urban Biodiversity and Design. Blackwells: 118-144
Anders Larsson Anders Larsson Sweden Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SLU(Alnarp)
Sophia Meeres Sophia Meeres Ireland University College Dublin
Dominik Siegrist Dominik Siegrist Switzerland HSR Hochschule für Technik
Dominik Siegrist, Prof. Dr. habil. is a geographer and landscape planner and professor at HSR Hochschule für Technik Rapperswil (Switzerland), Departement of Landscape Architecture. He is head of the Institute for Landscape and Open Space at HSR.