Dr Audrey Gerber
Dr Audrey Gerber is a horticultural scientist specialised in ornamental horticulture. Audrey’s expertise in Conservation of Historic Gardens brings together a lifelong interest in gardening and a career that has covered academic research in South Africa, floriculture industry R&D in Australia, and promoting the connection between design and ecology in urban landscapes with the University of Sheffield in the UK. As well as tutoring students in historic gardens and garden design, Audrey serves as Technical Advisor to the International Association of Horticultural Producers, where she leads programmes on green cities, sustainability, plant health, and novelty protection. Audrey is well positioned to influence gardens and landscapes past, present and future, encouraging appreciation and strategic investment for the well being of society.