I use the latest geospatial technologies and processes to capture, analyse, store, manipulate and present multiple types of spatial information to address clients' most complex challenges. These transformative solutions include developing and implementing mobile data collection; managing, maintaining and analysing big data; and creating bespoke data analytic toolsets.
Core duties include mapping & analysis – 3D/visualisation, earth observation/remote sensing, mapping and cartography, spatial analysis and modelling.
My current role - GIS Consultant. It's my favourite because it's so varied, you can be working on producing a constraints map for a site in the UK one day and then calculating habitat losses/gains for a site in the Middle East the next. I get to make a real contribution.
Business, consulting and management
Do what you love and what you hold real interest and intrigue in. You'll never work a day in your life but instead continue to learn and grow each and every day.
Bachelor of Science Degree (Hons) in Geography
Art, Biology, Chemistry, Design and technology, English Language, English Literature, French, Geography, History, ICT, Mathematics, Music, Physics, Critical thinking, General studies, Spanish
St. Georges Academy
At School: I liked Geography, Science and Sport. I disliked Drama.
At University: I liked GIS, Remote Sensing, Coastal Environments and Water Management. I didn't dislike anything really because I largely had control over what I was able to study.
More generally: I like the natural environment and the innovative ways we can harness and protect it's power and sheer magic.
Data analysis; data interpretation; ArcMap/ESRI applications; problem solving (mathematical); cartography; SQL Server; report writing; effective communication; highly organised.
A combination of academic studies, post-degree internship, and then corporate experience has all combined to equip me with my current skill set.
I didn't know. All I knew is that I really enjoyed Geography and the natural world.
I'd do more volunteering GIS and data work for a local Environmental Information Centre or a summer internship abroad. There's nothing employers like more after academic success than relevant real-world experience. Doing something like a summer internship is not only a lot of fun but will set you apart from a lot of people.