Geospatial Expert Panel – Denise McKenzie – 2022 Top 100 Geospatial Companies


Geoawesomeness team is delighted to announce Denise McKenzie, Chair of the Association for Geographic Information in UK (Denise is a huge inspiration to me personally) joins us as an expert on the panel for the 2022 Top 100 Geospatial Companies.

Denise McKenzie is Chair of the Association for Geographic Information in the United Kingdom and co- author of the Locus Charter, a set of principles to guide the ethical and responsible use of location data. She is a consultant in international geospatial policy, strategy and program management with a speciality in community building and public/private partnership, sustainability and ethical use of location data. In the broader geospatial community, she is a member of the steering committee for Women in Geospatial+ and an advisory board member for the Location Based Marketing Association and PLACE. Previously she has worked as the Co-Director of the award-winning Benchmark Initiative at Geovation, as a Senior Policy Officer in the Victorian State Government in Australia and as the Executive Director, Communication & Outreach at OGC where she led work such as the UNGGIM Geospatial Standards Guides. She is also completing her Masters in Sustainability at the University of Southampton.

Since 2016, Geoawesomeness has been publishing this annual list to enable the community to identify companies across the world working on geospatial topics and to foster collaboration.
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I am one of those passionate "Geo-geeks" and "Geo-people" who is just too excited about everything Geo and Management. Location information and spatial technologies are just too big to take a back seat and watch them revolutionize the world. Always curious and looking for ways to innovate, I guess that it comes naturally by the gene pool I inherited from an engineer Mom and a researcher Dad.



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