Hugh Neffendorf is known for work in geographic information, demographics, official statistics, social surveys, IT and mathematical modelling. His range of experience is unusually broad, allowing an appreciation of the needs of complex projects. With a sound technical and business grasp, he usually leads projects, involving expert teams.
He is founder and Managing Director of Katalysis Limited. Prior to 1997, Hugh was MD of MVA Systematica, a prominent consultancy in software and information management. He is Visiting Professor at the University of Southampton (Geography) and a member of the government’s Advisory Panel on Public Sector Information – a Ministerial appointment.
Hugh has led many fundamental initiatives on geographic data and had involvement with most key sources of data He has close links with many and varied senior professionals and companies that can add value to his work, as required. He is entirely independent of any organisation, data product, method or software.