e-Spatial appoints a senior analytics consultant – Petrus van der Westhuizen
e-Spatial, the Wellington-based independent spatial consultancy firm, today announced that it had appointed Petrus van der Westhuizen as a Spatial Consultant.
Petrus is a senior analytics professional who joins e-Spatial from BAE Systems Applied Intelligence (London) where he was a Data Developer. His previous roles have been as BI lead at Transport for London, and a GIS Specialist for The Home Office, and London Borough of Tower Hamlets.
Educated at Stellenbosch University, South Africa, Petrus has an MA in Geographic Information Science.
e-Spatial’s managing director Simon Jellie said, “Petrus’ experience in GIS, analytics, Business Intelligence and data consultancy will complement e-Spatial’s growing consultancy team and comes at a time when we have won significant new business.
“He has had extensive experience in the transport industry as well as having worked across the health, education, media, government, defence and energy sectors in London and Namibia.
“e-Spatial has begun the year with a very strong forward order book due to an increasing demand for independent GIS consultancy as more and more companies and local government authorities realise the potential of applied spatial technology to better deliver their products and services,” Simon Jellie said.
Established in 1998, e-Spatial has grown to become New Zealand’s leading independent spatial consulting firm. They partner with enterprise and government agencies to maximise the benefit of spatial to their business. They link location knowledge and business intelligence to help organisations make better decisions and better serve their customers. With consultants conversant not only in spatial technology, but also in business and ICT, they can understand the various facets of the spatial environment and develop and communicate the best solution that can be understood across the business.
e-Spatial has experience in providing high-level future strategy for clients, to guide their decisions and keep them informed of new technology directions. They ensure that any strategies developed take into account new technology and new directions in the industry to ensure that future directions are innovative, effective, flexible and future-proofed.
For more information, see: http://www.e-spatial.co.nz/