Kenneth Freeman

Head of Innovation, Ambius

Kenneth is a graduate of The University of Reading where he studied agricultural history. After working as a plant breeder for Twyford Seed Ltd, he joined Rentokil Initial as a plant scientist in May 1995 and continued in this role until the beginning of 2001. From here, Kenneth moved up to become International Technical Manager, specialising in tropical plants. In November 2009, he became the head of Ambius University, leading the development and direction of the programme and supporting the growth and profitability of the company. During this time, in 2006, Kenneth was made International Technical Director and finally in March 2013, he was promoted to Head of Innovation

Finding Inspiration To Help Bring "Hygge" Into Our Offices

The Danish philosophy of 'hygge' (pronounced 'HUE-gah') is a state of mind that embraces 'cosiness' and comfort. The rise in Scandinavian restaurants, cafes and bars across the UK is helping to export hygge and whilst many may not have heard of the term yet, they will almost certainly be getting the sense of it.
27/09/2016 11:12 BST

Celebrating Our Nation's Favourite Sporting Personalities With Plants

With a number of sporting events taking place in the UK this summer, Ambius wanted to celebrate some of the top British athletes involved - in our own unique way... The 'plant art' was designed by students and teachers at the academy and have been made entirely out of natural plants and flowers.
29/07/2014 13:46 BST

Employee Well-Being Through Biophilic Interior Design

There has been a lot of debate recently about the value of interior landscaping - especially large installations in public buildings. It is true that the headline costs of interior plants, their purchase and on-going maintenance, can seem high for what many people perceive as being decoration...
14/10/2013 14:56 BST