BioCo-founder and head of Technology for Koordinates which powers the LINZ Data Service and other open data portals.
GDAL committer, and contributor to Mapnik, GeoDjango and a number of other OSS projects. Have been helping to refine and improve the OGC API - Features (formerly WFS3) specification. A long-time user of PostGIS, GDAL, GEOS, Openlayers, PyCSW, and others. Mentored & coordinated Google Summer of Code projects for several years for the GDAL & Mapnik. Heavily involved in the open data space in New Zealand, and have worked on NZ data imports and improvements into OpenStreetMap. I have attended and spoke at several FOSS4G and SoTM conferences, and was on the organising team for the Linux.conf.au 2010 conference in Wellington.
Formerly of Auckland, New Zealand.