Andy Murdock

Director

Andy is a GIS and remote sensing consultant and has 18 years of experience in the geospatial industry. He set up apmgeo in 2013 to help organisations make more from maps and location information. He has extensive knowledge of the application of industry standard GIS software and open source technologies and he has reviewed and advised on GIS strategy and implementation for several major UK companies and public bodies. He also has extensive international experience through many projects for World Bank, UN agencies and the international donor community.

For 10 years prior to his current role he led a team of developers and analysts at the GeoData Institute managing a range of national data capture, modelling and analysis projects using GIS and remote sensing.

Andy is the project manager of OpenPopGrid (www.openpopgrid.geodata.soton.ac.uk) a free 10m gridded population datasets for England and Wales.

He is a Chartered Geographer and an Ordnance Survey Accredited Consultants. Andy also sits on the Royal Geographical Society’s Panel of Final Assessors for Chartered Geographer (GIS) applications.

Kay Pallaris

Associate | Urban Planning & Design

Kay is the founding director of Mapping Futures https://mappingfutures.org/ She is a Spatial Researcher and Sustainable Development Practitioner with over 15 years experience working in the development and regeneration sectors.

She holds a masters in Environmental Modelling and in Urban Design in Development. As a Chartered Geographer, her work focuses on the applied science of geographic enquiry and spatial analysis to develop evidence-based planning and conceptual design strategies. Previously, Kay worked as a programme manager for the London Olympics for 7 years, joining the ODA in 2006 after working in various NGO, local government and private practice settings.

apmgeo are partnering with Mapping Futures to deliver a neighbourhood assessment pack for urban planning and design. Kay has also recently supported us to deliver user requirements analysis and strategy development for public transportation mapping.

About apmgeo

Established in 2013, APM Geo Limited (apmgeo) is a consultancy based in the South-East of England, UK, that provides specialist geospatial services and advice. Our clients include a range of Government organisations, local authorities, charities and private companies.

We deliver mapping and location based solutions.

The company was founded by Andy Murdock, a Chartered Geographer (GIS) and Ordnance Survey Accredited Consultant with 18 years experience in the geospatial industry. apmgeo is built upon this expertise and a passion for solving geographical problems.

People

We bring together specialist teams to help organisations derive greater value from location information. Working with associate consultants in the fields of earth observation, environment, urban planning, transportation (among others), we offer a flexible and responsive approach.

Andy Murdock

Director

Kay Pallaris

Associate | Urban Planning & Design

Community

We play an active role in the UK geospatial industry and are supporting it through various activities and providing mapping support to community projects. Here's how we are putting back:

Association for Geographic Information (AGI)

Member of the AGI Events Action Working Group helping to organize the 2014 and 2015 GeoCom Conferences http://www.agi.org.uk/events/geocom and the AGI Awards for Geospatial Excellence. http://www.agi.org.uk/events/agi-awards

Association for Geographic Information (AGI)

Association for Geographic Information (AGI)

Member of the AGI Events Action Working Group helping to organize the 2014 and 2015 GeoCom Conferences http://www.agi.org.uk/events/geocom and the AGI Awards for Geospatial Excellence. http://www.agi.org.uk/events/agi-awards

Chartered Geographer

Andy Murdock sits on the Panel of Final Assessors for Chartered Geographer (GIS) Applications for the Royal Geographical Society. In addition to assessing applications, he also promotes and supports the scheme at various events.

Chartered Geographer

Chartered Geographer

Andy Murdock sits on the Panel of Final Assessors for Chartered Geographer (GIS) Applications for the Royal Geographical Society. In addition to assessing applications, he also promotes and supports the scheme at various events.

AGI Early Careers Network (ECN)

Andy Murdock helped set up and leads the Association for Geographical Information (AGI) Early Careers Network which is providing training, mentoring and support to geospatial professionals as they embark on their careers. Through a regular series of events including webinars and networking, we are building a community to support the next generation of geospatial professionals.

AGI Early Careers Network (ECN)

AGI Early Careers Network (ECN)

Andy Murdock helped set up and leads the Association for Geographical Information (AGI) Early Careers Network which is providing training, mentoring and support to geospatial professionals as they embark on their careers. Through a regular series of events including webinars and networking, we are building a community to support the next generation of geospatial professionals.

OpenPopGrid

We're part of the team that developed OpenPopGrid, a free, open 10m gridded population dataset for England and Wales. Based on the 2011 Census, this datasets offers the best spatial representation of UK population currently available.

OpenPopGrid

OpenPopGrid

We're part of the team that developed OpenPopGrid, a free, open 10m gridded population dataset for England and Wales. Based on the 2011 Census, this datasets offers the best spatial representation of UK population currently available.

Community Projects

Our staff are also involved in a variety of other voluntary projects, such as practical nature conservation and wildlife recording, most recently providing field support to the Solent Wader Ringing Group for their cannon netting of waders.

Community Projects

Community Projects

Our staff are also involved in a variety of other voluntary projects, such as practical nature conservation and wildlife recording, most recently providing field support to the Solent Wader Ringing Group for their cannon netting of waders.

OpenStreetMap

We are a contributor to the OpenStreetMap project, capturing buildings and other features.

OpenStreetMap

OpenStreetMap

We are a contributor to the OpenStreetMap project, capturing buildings and other features.