Vanessa Lawrence is the Director General and Chief Executive of Ordnance Survey, Great Britain’s national mapping authority. Vanessa is the adviser to the British Government on mapping, surveying and geographic information and was instrumental in the delivery of Place Matters: The Location Strategy for the United Kingdom, the medium to long-term strategy for geographic information.
Ian leads our Finance and Corporate Services Departments as well as the Programme Delivery Unit, Procurement and Legal. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and has extensive experience in the private sector and in publicly-funded businesses.
Neil leads the organisation’s gathering of information from across Great Britain to maintain and update our digital mapping database and is also responsible for the cartographic production activity within the business.
Bob is responsible for our entire technology infrastructure. This includes the implementation of our seamless database management system, recognised as the world’s largest and most complex geospatial production database.
Sir Rob was appointed as Ordnance Survey’s first Non-Executive Chair in August 2008. His role is to lead Ordnance Survey’s Strategy Board and he reports to Shareholder Executive, the body that advises Ministers and senior officials on the Government’s ‘shareholding’ in organisations such as Ordnance Survey.
Mike is the former Chief Science Officer for BT® and was responsible for the company’s world-leading research and commercial exploitation unit, including patent licensing and corporate venturing activities.