Senior External Relations Manager, GEO
Steven has spent his career in areas relating to geospatial data integration, notably around data quality control and open geospatial standards. His experience began in offshore satellite positioning and marine survey services in the 1990s and he has worked internationally since that time. More recent experience involves advising governments on location strategy and policy, undertaking work for the World Bank and the United Nations around global geospatial information management. Steven has spent many years in the commercial and not-for-profit sectors working to translate the technology gap between policy, implementation and the rate of change of geospatial technology.
He is a Visiting Professor at the Institute for Future Cities at the University of Strathclyde and a SASNet Fellow at the Urban Big Data Centre at the University of Glasgow, Scotland; Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society; Member of the Global Advisory Council for the Open Geospatial Consortium; Mentor for DisruptSpace; and Technical Editor for GIS Professional Magazine.