Meet the authors

gemma-b1Gemma is Social Media Manager at Ordnance Survey. In her time in the business she has been editor of the staff magazine, worked on the Intranet and website and set up many staff and PR events, before moving into the Press Office and social media. Away from the office, Gemma loves travelling, watching trashy American TV dramas and adding to her shoe collection.


jonathan_elder_3Jonathan helps run the Ordnance Survey shop, adding new products and keeping the content up to date. His hobbies include snowboarding, orienteering, online games and avoiding decorating. He’s especially interested in gadgets and technology, so you’ll often find him writing about the latest gear.


Our GeoDataViz team performs a key role in the organisation, as the authority for cartographic design and development and engaging with internal and external audiences to promote and communicate the value of cartography.
Charley (pictured left) joined Ordnance Survey in 2004 as a cartographer before joining Cartographic Design & Development in 2010 where he enjoys having the ability to exercise his creativity. He is a keen football fan, enjoys films, music and spending time with his family. He is an open source geo-enthusiast and a keen tweeter.
Christopher (pictured right) also joined in 2004 after studying a wide range of disciplines including Oceanography, Engineering, Management and Finance. A lover of holidays, sport and time spent with friends, he has a keen interest in partnering modern technologies with Ordnance Survey’s long tradition of excellence in cartographic design.
Paul (pictured centre) joined Ordnance Survey in 1997 as a cartographer. Trained in cartographic design he was instrumental in helping form Cartographic Design & Development as it is today. He is an avid football fan who enjoys following Southampton FC as well as spending time with his family. Inspired by good design and well-designed maps he also enjoys a good tweet.
See examples of the team’s work on Flickr.