LandWise Rural Resource Management 


        ... for nature, for people, for business

3D Rural - directors

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David Riddle BSc FRICS CEnv


David is the former Director of Land Use for the National Trust and now runs his own company, LandWise Rural Resource Management. He has more than 30 years experience as a Land Agent managing rural property including: 

  • hands on estate management – agricultural, residential and rural business
  • care of sites of highest landscape, nature and heritage value
  • public access, recreation and tourism business management
  • strategic planning and land use policy development
  • team management and organisational change
  • BASIS soil and water management accreditation



Paul is Director of Cumulus Consultants: and has 22 years’ experience working for private, corporate, public and NGO clients in the following areas:


  • farm and estate business management
  • farm environment advice, including agri-environment schemes
  • green land agency and valuations, including acquisitions and compensation
  • green enterprise development
  • strategy development and business planning
  • agricultural and environmental policy   


Sue Steer MRAC, FRICS, FAAV Agricultural Valuer


Formerly an adviser with ADAS, Sue is Director of Steer Ethelston Rural Ltd and an organic farmer. She has 29 years experience in rural and residential property management for private and corporate clients including:


  • rural estate management including urban fringe and common land
  • environmental management and mitigation
  • land acquisition, compulsory purchase and compensation
  • environmental stewardship, National Nature Reserve management
  • agricultural valuations