Duncan Denley is the Managing Director of Desert Group’s design consultancy, desert INK. Educated in the UK, where he twice graduated with distinctions at the top of his class in Landscape Architecture and Town and Country Planning, Duncan has been a UK Chartered Landscape Architect since 2008. Duncan has taught as a visiting lecturer at universities in Europe and the MENA and boasts professional experience which spans the globe, having been based in the UK, U.S.A. and the UAE. Duncan possesses 16 years of Middle East experience and as such is one of the most experienced Landscape Architects in the region. An impressive project experience list is attributed to Duncan, including many of the world’s largest and most complex developments, such as The Burj Khalifa, Mall of the Emirates, Abu Dhabi Central Markets and Doha’s Sheraton Park. Duncan is extremely well-versed not only in creative design, but the technical complexities involved in such massive construction projects. Leading his team with equal doses of enthusiasm, passion and knowledge, he is making serious waves in the design community and instigating much needed sustainable change. His projects and design philosophies are widely published globally and desert INK has an ever-growing collection of design awards which is testament to his passion for design.