Biography: Bob Bray

Bob Bray  

Robert Bray has been designing SuDS since 1996 including the first two EA ‘demonstration sites’ in the UK to include ‘source control’ and a full ‘management train’. Robert Bray Associates has developed an environmental design based approach to SuDS providing maximum value for the community who live and work with SuDS around them. The potential for value, creative management and cost effectiveness have driven this approach.

Bob has contributed to National and Local Guidance, particularly concerning practical design issues and management of SuDS that reflect his landscape design background and involvement with design, construction and maintenance of projects. He is also a founder member of the CIRIA SuDS training team The Practice portfolio includes SuDS masterplanning, housing, commercial, schools and public open space design.

A particular interest in the Amenity and Biodiversity opportunities of SuDS is reflected at this Conference with presentations to demonstrate that SuDS can provide a wide variety of benefits as part of good design and the creative use of the SuDS philosophy and new design criteria.

Bob is a co-founder of SuDSsource.