Phil Francis is Director and Consultant at So Spatial, an independent consultancy offering professional advice, guidance and technical services for its clients. With over 15 years’ experience in the geospatial industry, Phil’s expertise lies in the design and implementation of architectures for organisations looking to maximise the value of their spatial information, and embed and integrate geographic information across the enterprise.
Phil has cross-domain experience in Utilities, Telecoms, Oil and Gas and Central Government. Phil’s knowledge of spatial technologies and data are extensive, and combined with his passion and ability to deliver; make Phil a key addition to any project or team.
In addition to being an Ordnance Survey Accredited Consultant, Phil is a Chartered Geographer (GIS) with the Royal Geographical Society and Deputy Chair on the UK Oracle Spatial Special Interest Group.
Phil holds an MSc in GIS (Distinction) from Edinburgh University and holds certifications in PRINCE2 Project Management and ITIL Service Management.