Noel is a landscape architect and urban designer who has run his own award winning practice for 19 years. He designs for clients including Great Portland Estates, Cathedral Group, Peabody Trust, and the public sector on projects ranging from residential, education, parks and public realm. President of the Landscape Institute, where he campaigns for landscape led placemaking.

He sits on the government’s design advisory panel for housing. Noel is a regular columnist and visiting lecturer on landscape architecture.