Geomatics World Authors

Below is a list of author biographies that have contributed to Geomatics World. Clicking into their profile will list all the articles they have written. As the occupations of the authors may change in time, they are requested to send updates of their details if needed.

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Mark Greaves

Mark Greaves is Ordnance Survey Lead Consultant for Geodesy. He holds an MSc (with Distinction) in Engineering Surveying and Geodesy from the Institute of Engineering Surveying & Space Geodesy at Nottingham University and is a member of the RICS. Mark specialises in geod... (read more)

Mark Lawton

Mark Lawton is responsible for fitting the pieces of the puzzle together, he is Survey Manager for the A14 Integrated Delivery team (IDT). Mark will be speaking on this subject at Trimble’s worldwide Dimensions event due to be held in Las Vegas in November. (read more)

Mathias Lemmens

Mathias Lemmens gained a PhD degree from Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands. He is an international consultant and is the author of the book Geo-information – Technologies, Applications and the Environment published by Springer in 2011. Currently he is wor... (read more)

Michael Olsen

Michael Olsen is an associate professor of geomatics at Oregon State University, USA, and editor of the ASCI Journal of Surveying Engineering. He received BSc and MSc degrees in civil engineering from the University of Utah and a PhD in structural engineering from the Univer... (read more)

Olivia Wilson

Olivia Wilson is a research scientist for the deep learning team at Ordnance Survey. She has a background in remote sensing, computer science and mathematics. (read more)

Owen Hawkins

Owen Hawkins is Product Development Director at Earth-i, a Space Data Analytics and Satellite Operator in Guildford, UK. He is technical lead on multiple R&D programmes at Earth-i including those using pioneering AI tech. Owen has worked for 13 years on earth imaging, fr... (read more)

Pankaj Singh

Pankaj Singh currently develops content for a variety of portals pertaining to market research. He has a post graduate degree in management, and worked as a content contributor for websites adhering to the UK insurance industry. (read more)

Peyami Ba┼čkaraca

Peyami Baskaraca is general manager of the BIMTAS company of Istanbul Greater Municipality (IBB) and highly experienced in 3D city modelling project management. (read more)

Phil Payne

After 25 years’ service in the Royal Navy (RN), predominantly as a hydrographic survey manager, Phil Payne has spent the last 3 years in various roles at the UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO). Currently the survey delivery manager, he both conducts and sub-contracts hydrog... (read more)

Richard Gauchwin

Richard Gauchwin is Business Area Manager for Mapping and GIS at KOREC Group. He specialises in helping customers turn ideas into workable system solutions. (read more)

Richard Groom

Richard Groom is the Technical Editor of Geomatics World and works for the Environment Agency. (read more)

Robert Lautenschlager

Robert Lautenschlager is a solutions engineer and UAV pilot at Aibotix. He has several years of experience in the aerial surveying of demanding sites and is involved in the development of Aibotix’s UAV technology and workflows. Alongside his job, he is currently studyi... (read more)

Simon Chester

Simon Chester is the Communication Coordinator at the Open Geospatial Consortium. He holds a BSc in Resource and Environmental Management, as well as a Graduate Diploma in Science Communication. (read more)

Simon Kettle

Simon Kettle is an independent consultant who set up Geospatial Geoscience Ltd. He provides consultancy, training and technical services concerning the application of geoscience data and geospatial analysis to the Oil & Gas and Maritime Industries. Simon has over 10... (read more)

Simon Navin

Simon Navin MRICS MCInstCES is project lead within Smart Practice at Ordnance Survey. He currently is responsible for the management, coordination and delivery of OS’s Smart/IoT sector projects including the UK’s key Internet of Things demonstrator project, CityV... (read more)
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