Peter Howard is a geographer who has come into heritage from the study of landscape. He was editor of Landscape Research and is the founder and editor of the International Journal of Heritage Studies. He has introduced courses in Heritage at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels at the University of Plymouth in Exeter, with a distinctively European flavour. He published European Heritage Planning and Management, with Gregory Ashworth, in 1999. He is married with three children and lives in a Devon village.