CIVIL ENGINEER / GEOSPHERE4D FOUNDER
Ian has 23 years’ experience in the geospatial industry and a BSc(Hons) in Surveying and Mapping Sciences. He is a professional member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors and a qualified Quality Assurance Lead Auditor. Ian began his career with Survey International before moving to the National Rivers Authority Thames Region survey team, transferring to Halcrow in 1994. During this period his technical focus was deformation monitoring and engineering surveys. Whilst at Halcrow Ian further developed his technical skills undertaking project and quality management and marketing roles. Ian first worked with laser scanners in 1998, developing Halcrow’s in-house capability, before joining 3D Laser Mapping and Riegl UK in 2003 as Marketing Manager, returning to Halcrow in 2007 as Global Technical Leader for Terrestrial Laser Scanning, leaving at the end of 2010 to setup 3D SiteScene and then geosphere4d.
Ian is based in West Sussex and when not working can be found mountain biking or trail running on the South Downs and following football, supporting Tottenham Hotspur.