NIMA Support Officer, Ordnance Survey Northern Ireland (OSNI)
Katherine currently works as a NIMA Support Officer for OSNI. For the past 2 years, Katherine was on secondment to the Department for Infrastructure Rivers, formally Rivers Agency. In this role, Katherine used GI to conduct Flood risk analysis for properties throughout Northern Ireland for the EU Floods Directive and 2018 Preliminary Flood Risk Assessment. Katherine has now changed secondment and works as the NIMA Support Officer for the South Eastern Regional College in which her aim is to grow the knowledge and understanding of GI for the staff and students. Her interests in GI are geared towards growing the number of young professionals entering the GI industry and bringing GIS into secondary schools. Katherine is a GeoMentor who will help a secondary school participate in the GIS for Schools program run by ESRI.