Chris is the “accountable lead” on GeoVation and responsible for community propositions at Ordnance Survey where he’s worked for 14 years, previously heading Research & Innovation and working our product and service strategy. As a geographer he counts himself lucky to have worked with geography, at home and overseas, in all three sectors, his entire career. He’s keen to see greater use of geography by civil society in responding to community needs. Chris is an Arsenal fan and enjoys cycling, gardening and sailing.
Viv makes the events happen, looks after communications about GeoVation. runs the blog and the ideas platform. In 13 years at Ordnance Survey, Viv has worked with web services, large scale product management, and in legal and now enjoys working with the GeoVation community. Outside of work, Viv enjoys running, walking, swimming, reading, travelling, music and listening to live bands.
Luke also helps plan and facilitate GeoVation events and often contributes to the GeoVation blog. Luke has worked in marketing related roles both home and overseas – having completed a gap year working for a leading charity in Sydney before joining Ordnance Survey. Luke has a broad understanding of Ordnance Survey’s products/services; having spent 5 years working in a customer facing role. In his spare time, Luke enjoys listening to and playing music, playing football and “carving up the Alps” on his snowboard (hopefully!) once a year.