Margarida is the Active Environments Development Manager for Access Sport’s Changing Sports programme. She is responsible for delivering new inclusive community sports facilities and enhancing existing ones, focusing mainly on cycling facilities and basketball courts.

Margarida is passionate about the use of innovative and inspiring design as a tool for enhancing and improving character, identity and inclusiveness of schemes and believes strongly in a holistic approach of working with stakeholders and clients. Margarida has over 20 years of experience working as a landscape architect at several private practices designing and delivering public parks, schools, community gardens and other schemes such as the 3G pitches and park at Mabley Green in Hackney and the new MUGA pitches for Fieldings Primary School in Ealing.

In her spare time, Margarida enjoys outdoors activities such as sailing or long walks with her dog. She loves tending to her garden and growing all sorts of plants and being creative.