David Henderson – Managing Director of OSGB

David is Ordnance Survey's Managing Director for all aspects of OS's relationship with Government and the delivery of our Public Task.

David leads the development of Ordnance Survey's product strategy and the day-to-day management of its world-class portfolio of geospatial content and services.

He also oversees OS’s customer support functions and is responsible for a network of 400 licensed partners. He is responsible for OS's participation in market innovation programmes and is the executive sponsor for the much-respected Geovation and OS OpenData programme.

David joined OS in 2003 and has 25 years of geospatial industry experience across a variety of technical and leadership roles. He has been part of the Executive Team since 2015.

David remains an active Council member of the UK’s Association for Geographic Information (of which he was Chair in 2015 and 2016) and is a member of the Management Board of Eurogeographics. He leads the UK’s delegation to the UN’s Committee of Experts on Global Geographic Information Management (UNGGIM) and since 2015 has been the industry external examiner for the GeoSciences School at Edinburgh University.

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