2007 - Present;
Independent Cartographic Survey & Mapping
Vetted member of the UK Register of Expert Witnesses
2007 - 2012; Astrium
(formerly Infoterra Ltd and National Remote Sensing Centre), part of EADS, (European Aeronautic Defence
and Space), and now part of Airbus
Digital Mapping Analyst
Security cleared to work on
mapping of world-wide conflict and disaster areas from satellite imagery and Remote Sensing data.
2003 - 2006;
Under contract to Ordnance Survey, East Midlands Region
• Collection of bridge restriction information for input into Satellite Navigation
• Supervision and coordination of a team of six contract staff and four Ordnance Survey Senior Managers
engaged on field audits of the currency of large scale mapping.
• Reconciliation of Royal Mail Postal Address
files with Ordnance Survey large scale
mapping for the AddressPoint database.
• Field audits of the currency
of large scale mapping.
• Field audits of Integrated Transport Network data.
1964 - 2003; Ordnance Survey, Southampton
Survey Expert Witness.
Trained and experienced in the writing of expert reports
and in giving verbal evidence for the Civil and Criminal Courts in litigation involving boundary disputes, Rights of Way and
Production Group Manager for Leicestershire, Rutland and
Chief Surveyor for Leicestershire, Rutland and Warwickshire
Chief Surveyor for Leicestershire, S. Derbyshire
and E. Staffordshire
Chief Surveyor for Gloucester and Forest of Dean
Chief Surveyor for South West Wales
Managment of a team of 11 - 14 surveyors and administrative support staff with overall responsibility for the quality
and currency of the large scale mapping for the designated areas. Management and control of a budget covering direct
expenditure, estate management and salaries. Liaison with local Authorities to ensure efficient interchange of intelligence
and data. Daily contact with the public to negotiate access to property, answer queries and deal with complaints. Membership
of the Regional Management Board with delegated portfolio responsibilities at Regional level, and at National level for Relationships
with the Public.
Survey Standards and Validation Adviser to the Government
of the Republic of Indonesia
Secondment to PUSDATA, Sekretariat Jenderal, Jakarta. Analysis and recommendations
on national mapping specifications, digital specifications, coordinate systems, referencing systems and validation of
Contractors' work. Training of Balinese surveyors in Large Scale Topographic Map Revision by Ground Survey methods.
Digital Mapping Update Section Manager
Management and co-ordination
of a team digitising Large Scale maps. Management of the supply of Digital Map Data to customers under contractual obligations.
Responsibility for the security of hardware, software and data.
Management of Regional exhibitions, displays and presentations. Prime contact with Local
Authority Liaison Officers.
Chief Surveyor (Technical)
of the technical aspects of the activities of 100+ regional surveyors.
Planning Section Manager
Management of a team of Regional Planners responsible for the planning of the
activities of 100+ surveyors, including co-ordination of derived mapping programmes and aerial photography.
Survey Team Leader
Management of a team of surveyors updating the large scale
mapping of Mid and North Wales.
Surveys at 1:1250
and 1:2500 scale, including surveys for Her Majesty's Land Registry.
Admitted to vetted membership of the UK Register of Expert Witnesses
Higher National Certificate in Surveying, Cartography & Planning (Merit)
Ordinary National Certificate in Surveying, Cartography & Planning (Distinction)
Summary of training
• Global Positioning Systems
• Single Joint Expert training (Bond Solon Training)
• Advanced Negotiation
• Expert Witness (Bond Solon Training)
• Digital Data Capture (Ordnance
• Digital Field Update (Ordnance Survey)
• 1:10,000 scale Resurvey (Ordnance Survey)
• Electromagnetic Distance Measurement (Ordnance Survey)
• Optical Tacheometry (Ordnance Survey)
• 1:2500 scale Air Ground Revision (Ordnance Survey)
• Surveys for Her Majesty's Land Registry
• 1:1250 and 1:2500 scale Revision (Ordnance Survey)
• 1:1250 scale Resurvey