On 17 July 2006 I stared at Ordnance Survey when my family and I relocated to the Isle of Wight from London. Yes, it was a culture shock! I remember it was a hot summer that year and the novelty of being able to walk along the beach and commuting by ferry was still exciting.
Today I leave Ordnance Survey after five and a bit years and in that time I have learnt many things, made friends and tried to become the best Civil Servant I could. There have been many projects I have worked on within the consumer space most notably being involved in the creation of the map shop and Ordnance Survey’s foray into the social media space.
On the map shop; the team and I have taken the map shop from strength to strength, adjusting and creating new way to help customers buy the right maps for their adventures. The team consisted of colleagues from Information Services, Finance, the Customer Service Centre and Supply Chain. Matt, Sophie and I, over the last couple of years, have tried out different ways of engaging with the public and I would say this time was the time I am most proud of. Continue reading “Moving on”