Jonathan Gatward, GIS Specialist

Jonathan has over 25 years working in the geographical information industry and specialises in the management, analysis and mapping of information from wide variety of sources to provide detailed knowledge on specific sites, areas and regions.

Jonathan has extensive knowledge and experience of all the leading GIS software and mapping packages (ArcGIS, MapInfo, QGIS and Google Earth) and has developed a library of information sources covering free opendata sources (eg. OS opendata, National Crime Statistics, Census information, Natural England designations etc) as well as suppliers of more detailed specialised geographic information (historic maps, Geology, detailed OS mapping, aerial imagery, DTM surface modelling data etc).   

Jonathan's experience facilitates the analyses of ecological survey data in the most cost and time efficient manner.

Jonathan is also a volunteer with MapAction, a charity providing mapping services to humanitarian crisis such as the Nepal Earthquake, the Ebola Crisis in Sierra Leone, and Mediterranean refugee crisis.