Executive Committee

Anne Harper (Koordinates Limited)

Chair

Anne is the Client Experience Manager at Koordinates Limited. Previously she was Account Manager and Consultant at Critchlow Limited.

Prior to that Anne's career included roles as GIS Technician, Geospatial analysts and Data Consultant in CoreLogic, Dept of Conversation and ESRI UK. Anne liaises with clients to capture and understand business requirements, designs, manages and executes geospatial projects and assists with external data sourcing. She is great at communicating how spatial solutions can help organisations in gaining efficiencies.

Anne embraces creativities, supports start-ups and stands out in her enthusiasm and commitment to the spatial industries.

SIBA portfolio: Publicity (particularly in innovations and start-ups), SIBA presence in external events.

Manu King (e-Spatial Ltd)

Vice-Chair

Manu is a Principal Consultant at e-Spatial, his key area of expertise is identifying the value that location can add to an organisation to meet customer expectations and needs.

Manu represents spatial in the development of key organisational strategies and governance structures, identifying ways to build the unique characteristics of spatial into business strategies and plans. He partners with organisations to identify gaps between key organisational strategies and the operations environment, providing the spatial linkage to improve and align business with IT.

Manu is passionate about the work he does for clients. He loves identifying opportunities, measuring the value and cost of solutions, connecting the dots and working with clients to integrate spatial most effectively. His real-world experience, coupled with his communication skills and ability to relate to people allows Manu to connect at both business and operational levels.

SIBA portfolio: Membership benefits, research Spatial’s positioning in emerging technologies 

Harley Prowse (Geographic Business Solutions Ltd)

Treasurer

Harley is the co-owner and co-director of Geographic Business Solutions (GBS), based in Auckland since 2002. GBS offers a full range of GIS consulting and applications development services focussed on the Esri GIS platform. GBS is a Gold Esri Partner.

Harley has considerable experiences (since 1993) with respect to all aspects of GIS including project management, strategic planning, business analysis, user needs assessment, application design and development, and data analysis, integration and capture. Apart from a 2 year Environmental Science role at Waikato Regional Council, Harley's roles prior to founding GBS (with Tony Elson) were all in the private sector relating to software and consultancy. Harley's years of consulting experience have been across a range of industry sectors including Local an Central Government, Forestry, Agriculture, Utilities and Transport. Harley's primary roles within GBS are governance, business development and account management. Harley was a founding member of the Executive Committee for SIBA NZ.

SIBA portfolio: SIBA hosted events, growth in Education sector

Tom Nation (Jacobs NZ Ltd)

Secretary

Tom works as a Spatial Analyst for Jacobs NZ where he uses hos more than 8 years experience to provide spatial analysis support to the national team on a range of environmental and transport projects.

Mary Sue Critchlow (Critchlow Ltd)

Mary Sue Critchlow is the Practice Leader for Business Continuity at Critchlow. She has a great deal of experience with Spatial, IT and with communications. She brings this great collection of skills to the SIBA executive.

Scott Campbell (Eagle Technology Ltd)

ex officio member

Scott has over 20 years’ experience implementing, designing and consulting upon geospatial solutions in NZ and overseas. Starting into GIS in the UK where he worked for Esri(UK) within their support, presales and consultancy teams he then moved to run the development team responsible for the Esri inc. Developer Mapping products. Moving to New Zealand in 2003, he has spent the past the last 12 years with the GIS division of Eagle Technology Group leading their technology strategy and working with clients and business partners of technology adoption. Scott has been a board member of SIBA(NZ) for 8 years and was chairman until October 2017.