Dr David Marsh is a garden historian, lecturer and writer. He obtained a PhD in Garden History from Birkbeck College in 2005.   He is co-convener of the History of Gardens and Designed Landscapes seminar at Institute of Historical Research, London University, 2011 to date and is currently involved in setting up a national programme for garden history education in conjunction with a number of other interest groups. David is Chair of the Education, Publications and Communications Committee of the Gardens Trust and Registrar of Research.