John McConkey ASLA

Market Research and Insights Manager, Landscape Structures

John McConkey serves as Market Research and Insights Manager at Landscape Structures. He brings over 15 years of experience in the healthcare field, and offers a unique perspective on inclusion, health, fitness and children’s play on the playground. John has researched and tracked societal and industry trends to help create innovative playground design solutions. John develops and delivers IACET and LACES approved continuing education programs throughout North America and outside the United States. The focus of his recent programs include playground accessibility and inclusion, designing playgrounds to maximize physical activity, reconnecting children with nature, and environmentally sustainable playground design.