Under the patronage of The President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
The OGC is the industry standards body for all things related to spatial technology and location, namely addressing geospatial data exchange and interoperability. The consortium members operate across a large range of domains including built environment, emergency and disaster management, and the geosciences. Steven is responsible for the management of a broad range of marketing, communications and education program activities worldwide. These include encouraging participation in OGC programs from the OGC's international network - in excess of 400 member organisations and alliance partners. He also works closely with the OGC Global Advisory Council and the OGC Board of Directors. Steven has been privileged to work and live throughout the world in a variety of organisations in the geospatial industry including Oceonics (Fugro), Navteq (Nokia) and most recently the 1Spatial Group, where he was part of the Management Buy Out team. He has a degree in Information Management and an international postgraduate diploma in European Marketing. He speaks several languages fluently including French and Norwegian.