Trevor has 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 Avon IM&T Consortium GIS service and now leads a team of GIS Analysts who provide mapping and spatial analysis services to four Primary Care Trusts and two Clinical (Cardiac and Cancer) networks.
Trevor was awarded the runner-up prize in the international Meridian Awards this year 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, racquetball and golf player, and runs a local squash club.
Matthew has over 7 years experience of working with geographic information. Matthew has a BSc in Geography from the University of Plymouth and in 2002 he obtained an MSc with distinction in GIS and Remote Sensing from the University of Greenwich. After leaving university Matthew worked for Simmons Aerofilms (now Blom Aerofilms) as a digital map editor, capturing and quality controlling Ordnance Survey 1:2500 scale map data. Through this role Matthew also went on to supervise Ordnance Survey map production teams in satellite offices in Romania and Poland.
Matthew joined NHS AIMTC in April 2010 and currently works as a Senior GIS Analyst. Since joining the health service, Matthew has been involved in a range of analytical projects. He has also been the GIS technical lead in the development of HealthGIS Maps, streamlining of map production methods, OS Open Data implementation and SQL Server GIS data migration.
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 2 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.