Andrew is Director of APMgeo, a geographic information consultancy providing geospatial services including strategy development, spatial analysis, modelling, software development and training. For over 10 years prior to this, he was the GIS Manager at the GeoData Institute, where he led a team of GIS developers working on a range of geospatial consultancy projects and research and where he also directed the Association for Geographic Information (AGI) accredited GIS training activity.
Andrew has wide ranging GIS and remote sensing experience in both the public and private sectors, but is particularly known for his environmental GIS work. He has extensive knowledge of the application of proprietary GIS software and open source technologies applied in many different industries including infrastructure, ports and harbours, aviation, retail, military, archaeology, poverty and health.
During his 15 year career Andrew has managed GIS data, analysis and modelling projects on behalf of major clients (e.g. Vodafone, TESCO, Natural England, Environment Agency) and has developed GIS applications for desktop, server, mobile and web (e.g. Forestry Commission, National Air Traffic Services (NATS) and Kent County Council).
Andrew has also reviewed and advised on GIS strategy and implementation for several UK companies and public bodies helping them leverage the power of Geographic Information to support their businesses. His extensive overseas experience has been gained from GIS training and capacity building programmes for World Bank and UN agencies including projects in Tajikistan, South Africa, Malawi, Ethiopia and Kenya.
In addition to being an Ordnance Survey Accredited Consultant, Andrew is also a member of the Royal Geographical Society (RGS), an assessor for their Chartered Geographer scheme and a member of the Open Geospatial Laboratory, Southampton.
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