Current President of the European Federation of Green Roof Associations (EFB and founder of Livingroofs.org).
Dusty Gedge is a recognised authority, designer, consultant and public speaker on green roofs. He has worked on GI Projects in the UK for the last 15 years. Some of this are recognised as seminal projects especially in London as well as advising virtually on projects across the world through his consultancy firm Green Roof Consultancy [GRC].
He also set up and organises conferences and workshops on GI including the World Green Roof Congress.
He is also a green roof trainer running workshops, seminars and training days throughout the world and is co-author of an online training manual – greenrooftraining.
He has also work on policy a local and London on GI and sits on the EU’s Green Infrastructure and Ecosystem Services Working Group. He also sites and advises on a number of guideline and code of practices on green roofs and walls in UK and Europe.
Dusty has also been a TV presenter on a number of UK shows and makes his own Green Intrastructure and Green Roof and Nature Videos.
As public speaker he speaks engagingly and inspiringly on green roofs, green infrastructure, nature, wildlife and biodiversity. He is one of the ‘fathers’ of the IHDC competition.
He has been a birdwatcher since he fell out of his baby chair aged 2. His interest in birds, bugs and butterflies led to his green roof career. He is also an avid nature photographer and social networker posting on Twitter, Facebook (he runs a number of pages) and G+.