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Profile of Greg Scott

Greg Scott

Inter-regional Advisor, UN-GGIM at United Nations

Greg Scott heads up the UN’s Global Geospatial Information Management secretariat, part of the UN’s Statistics Division based in New York. UN-GGIM is an intergovernmental committee made up of geographers that advises countries around the world on geospatial policy, methodology and standards.

Recent contributions

How mapping the pandemic helps international development

The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of geospatial tools in many industries and sectors, including healthcare. The techniques used to monitor and mitigate the virus’s spread could mark a watershed moment in the use of geospatial technology in international development.