Vanessa Vivienne LAWRENCE

Biography

Gender Female
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1962-07-14
Education St Helen's Sch Northwood, Univ of Sheffield (BA), Univ of Dundee (MSc)
Books & Publications
Recreations scuba diving, sailing, walking, collecting antique maps, tennis
Clubs Rickmansworth Sailing, Horsley Sports
Style Dr Vanessa Lawrence, CB
Career Longman Gp UK Ltd: publisher 1985-89, sr publisher 1989-91, publishing mangr 1991-93; dir GeoInformation Int Pearson Gp Ltd 1993-96; Autodesk Inc: regnl business devpt mangr EMEA West Region 1996-2000, global mangr strategic mktg and communications GIS Solutions Div 2000; DG and ceo Ordnance Survey 2000-14, sec gen Ordnance Survey Int 2014; chair UK ACE Assoc (formerly Agency Chief Executives' Assoc) 2003-08, non-exec dir ODPM 2002-06, chair UN Ctee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Mgmnt 2011-; memb: Cncl Remote Sensing Soc 1991-94, Cncl Inst of Br Geographers 1994-95, Research Resources Bd ESRC 1995-99, Cncl Assoc for Geographical Info 1996-2001 (chair 1999-2000), Cncl RGS 2002-, Bd Open Geospatial Consortium 2005-; visiting prof: Univ of Southampton 2000-, Kingston Univ 2003-; Univ of Southampton: memb Ct 2001-11, memb Cncl 2002-09, memb Bd of Advsrs Sch of Mgmnt 2005-11; memb Cncl Univ of Cambridge 2009-12; hon vice-pres Geographical Assoc 2006-; patron: Coastin' 2002-06, MapAction 2006-, Cure Parkinson's Tst 2007-; Hon Col 135 Ind Geographic Sqdn Royal Engrs (Volunteers) 2009-; SE Dir of the Year Inst of Dirs 2008; Hon DSc: Univ of Sheffield 2001, Nottingham Trent Univ (on behalf of Southampton Inst) 2002, Kingston Univ 2002, Univ of Glasgow 2005, Univ of Southampton 2014, Royal Holloway Univ of London; Hon DUniv Oxford Brookes 2001, Hon LLD Univ of Dundee 2003; hon fell UCL 2003; CGeog 2002, CCMI 2003, assoc fell Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Soc 2001, Hon FInstCES 2001, FRICS 2003, Hon FREng 2008
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