Trevor has over 30 years experience as a cartographer and GIS specialist. His career started as a Military Survey cartographer where he was involved in all aspects of cartographic map production.
These many and varied tasks involved such areas as mapping The Falkland Islands in 1982, liaison with Ordnance Survey in the production of UK Military Training Areas maps, and daily management of senior staff operational charts for the Gulf War in 1990.
After leaving The Army in 1993, Trevor worked with Intergraph UK Ltd for 2 years as a GIS developer and then joined the NHS with Avon Health Authority as a GIS Analyst. After a move for a four year period working as an application developer and data warehouse developer, he returned to the GIS service and now leads a team of GIS Analysts who provide mapping and spatial analysis services to Clinical Commissioning Groups, NHS England Area Teams, Community Health providers and Public Health depts.
In 2010 Trevor was awarded the runner-up prize in the international Meridian Awards for his work around Planning for Pandemic Swine Flu, and was presented with his prize at the Insights Conference in Miami, Florida.
In his spare time, Trevor is a keen squash, racketball and golf player, and is treasurer for a local squash and racketball club.Close
Brendan has a BSc in Geographic Information Systems from Bath Spa University. After leaving university Brendan worked in local government for 3 years as a GIS Technician dealing with a variety of GIS and mapping related tasks. This role included development and maintenance of public and internal web based GIS systems, training and support for several GIS systems, bespoke GIS tool development, database management, data capture and surveying.
Brendan joined SCW in February 2013 as a Senior GIS Analyst before taking on the role of GIS Team Leader in November 2014. Since joining the health service, Brendan has been involved in a range of analytical projects. He has also been the GIS technical lead in the upgrade of HealthGIS Maps and GP Finder, streamlining of map production methods and management of OS OpenData and Census 2011 datasets.
Kathryn began her career as a Meteorological Observer in the Royal Navy and then spent 20 years working as a Scientific Officer in Agricultural Research. She joined the NHS as a Data Manager in the Clinical Trials Unit at United Bristol Healthcare Trust before moving to Avon IM&T Consortium as an Information Analyst in 2006.
Kathryn took the opportunity of an internal transfer to the GIS Team and now has several years experience as a GIS and Mapping Analyst. She has been involved in a wide range of projects, including Emergency Planning, Injury Prevention and Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment, and leads on work around Pharmacy Applications, GP contractual maps and Targets Monitoring.Close
James, originally from Swansea, graduated from the University of the West England in Bristol in 2013 with a BSc in Geography and Environmental Management before going on to complete a Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Geographical Information Systems in 2014. Following this, James worked in a bespoke software company as a Support and Testing Analyst. Alongside his current role as a GIS Analyst, James is currently serving in the Armed Forces as a Reservist Combat Engineer.
James skills include MapInfo, Cadcorp, ArcGIS Professional, Erdas Imagine, Microsoft SQL Server Management, Google Analytics, Python, HTML & CSS.
In his spare time, he enjoys getting outdoors, exploring different music scenes, running & cycling. James is a big rugby fan and likes to attend big and little games where possible, and always shouts the loudest.Close
Jurong joined NHS South, Central and West Commissioning Support Unit (formerly Avon IM&T Consortium) in February 2010 as a commissioning Information Analyst, after 13 years working as a research fellow in the School of Management at University of Bath following her PhD (Reading) and MBA (London). She worked on a wide range of projects on inter-organisational information management in particularly with the NHS Purchasing and Supply Agency and local authorities.
In her 2 year Commissioning Information Analysis role, Jurong has carried out a range of projects including complex data analysis and A&E data quality work. In addition, she was responsible for delivering statutory returns and reports for Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire CCGs.
In April 2012, she joined the GIS Team as a GIS and Primary Care analyst. Since then, she has successfully completed MapInfo Advanced level training. Jurong has been involved in a wide range of GIS projects, including Pharmacy Application, Performance Monitoring, as well ad hoc work such as Somerset GP Out of Hours, emergency admissions and BBC Children in Need. In addition, she is responsible for primary care data analysis for Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire CCGs. Her technical skills include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, SQL and MapInfo.Close
Rich joined the team in March 2016 as GIS and Primary Care Analyst. He was awarded an MSc in Applied GIS from the University of the West of England in 2015. While working towards it, he won a prize for an atlas of maps and infographics of Tintin's adventures and completed a final year project looking at Location Analytics- the study of where best to place services and assets.
His previous mapping experience includes 13 years working in the GIS team at sustainable travel charity Sustrans, where he recorded the company's extensive land holdings, worked toward the planning and maintenance of cycle routes and produced maps, statistics and graphics. He also worked with in-house cartographers Four Point Mapping, producing cycle route maps for guide books and leaflets. He has extensive experience of using maps in the field while researching new routes with Rough Ride Guides.
Relevant to the health sector, Rich has a BSc in Biological Sciences and has worked for Public Health England and in the pharmaceutical industry. His skills include mapping and analysis (using ArcGIS, MapInfo, MapBasic, Quantum GIS, Carto DB, FME, MS Office, SQL, and CSS) and cartography and design with Inkscape, MaPublisher and Freehand.
Family life is keeping Rich busy at the moment, but in his spare time he loves to ride and maintain bikes and organise cycle-in cinema events. He used to get decent results in mountain bike and cyclocross races, but that's starting to feel like a long time ago now!Close
Ian has over 15 years professional experience in the field of Geography and GIS. Prior to the role of GI & Mapping Manager within the NHS, he spent nine years at the renewable energy company Ecotricity, managing their GIS team and developing renewable energy projects through the use of GIS. He also worked in the public sector prior to this: two years with the NHS (Avon IM&T Consortium) and a further two years at a local health authority, both as a GIS specialist.
In addition to the role as a Geographic Intelligence manager, Ian is a Chartered Geographer and uses this role to push the development of GIS and Geography to students. He undertakes lectures to a number of universities each year in both the areas of GIS and Renewable Energy. Much of this motivation stems through a previous career as a Geography teacher at Secondary level, where he taught at schools in London, Gloucestershire and the Middle East.
In his spare time Ian likes to go climbing and also to take part in a biking sportives and triathlons. His aim is to undertake an Ironman one day, though a busy family life, has to date, put that on hold.Close
Graham joined the team in November 2016 as a Senior GI & Mapping Analyst having already worked within the NHS for nearly two decades. He graduated from The University of Chichester in 1997 with a BA (Hons) degree in Geography. He has provided a GIS service using MapInfo for Sussex, Surrey and Kent for well over 10 years, whilst in his previous role as a Senior Information Analyst for South East CSU and Sussex Health Informatics Service.
Graham started off as a Waiting List Information Analyst for West Sussex Health Authority, collating data from NHS Trusts and providing monthly statutory returns but it wasn't long before he got the opportunity to move into GIS. Over the years, he has been involved in a variety of projects ranging from ambulance response times in West Sussex to pharmaceutical needs assessments. He has also gained vast experience using data, whether it is related to the NHS, Census or Ordnance Survey giving him the knowledge to help customers get the best out of a map.
Graham was brought up in West Sussex and now lives in Steyning, about 10 miles from Brighton with his wife, Mandy, and 2 children, Luke (born in 2001) and Zoe (born in 2005). He enjoys socialising with friends, watching sport, travelling, but, most of all, spending time with his family.Close