Jonathan Porter

Jonathan is Technical Director at Countryscape and Co-ordinator of Oppla, an online portal and community for the latest thinking on nature-based solutions.

Jonathan is a leading figure in landscape ecology and Geographical Information Systems (GIS), helping to develop Landscape Character Assessment, field survey techniques and pioneering the use of GIS as a tool for landscape planning.

As a founding partner of Countryscape, he works closely with landscape ecologists, cartographers and graphic designers, providing consultancy in landscape planning, assessment and GIS. Work includes spatial strategies for planning and development; coordinating national information networks; ecological analysis and habitat modelling. Jonathan studied Natural Sciences at Cambridge University, specialising in ecology.

United Kingdom