Dr Geoffrey Tyack, FSA, FRHistS, grew up in London and is an emeritus Fellow of Kellogg College. His books include Sir James Pennethorne and the Making of Victorian London; John Nash: Architect of the Picturesque; and Two Early Panoramas of the Regent’s Park. He has also written extensively on the architecture of Oxford, and is currently completing a book on the history of the British urban landscape. He edits the Georgian Group Journal, is President of the Oxfordshire Architectural and Historical Society and is a council member of the London Topographical Society. He has taught courses for the OUDCE for many years, and lectures widely elsewhere on topics in British and European architectural and urban history.