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Mike Chatterton

Mike has hands on experience helping software development teams produce high quality solutions. He has worked across many different industries leading development teams from small start-ups to large supermarket chains and will add value to the GBS team. Immigrating from South Africa to NZ seven years ago with his wife and two boys, Mike is [...]
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Peter Tricker

Pete has plenty of hands on experience both locally and internationally in project management and business analysis, combined with a Bachelor of Social Sciences and Prince2 qualifications in Project Management.  More recently, Pete also completed his certification for Professional Scrum Master 1. A keen motorbike rider, Pete enjoys spending his spare time landscaping.
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Meghan Sheehan

Meghan brings her passion for GIS and problem solving to her role as a GIS Business Analyst.  She enjoys the versatility of GIS to solve complex social and environmental issues.  Her experience ranges from analyzing crime occurrence to monitoring water and air quality to tracking wildebeest movements in East Africa. More recently Meghan was employed [...]
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Jade Weideman

Jade's enthusiasm and bright personality, combined with her BSc Honours in Geoinformatics from Pretoria University make her the ideal candidate as an Intermediate Esri Technical Consultant.  Jade is very passionate about her role, is a quick learner, and is keen to gain as much experience as she can.  Jade has always had an eye for spatial related innovative thinking [...]
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Devona Naude

Devona's 12 years of experience in GIS technical support using Esri technology, within local government, adds strength to our team expertise.  She holds an Honours Degree in Geography and Environmental Science, and is registered with the South African Geomatics Council as a Technologist (GTgGISc 0972) having passed her law exams, prerequisite courses and work experience. A newcomer to our Kiwi [...]
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Shane Turk

Wellington born and raised in Rotorua, Shane completed his Bachelor of Surveying and M.Sc Information Science at Otago University.  With over 18 years of experience in Location Intelligence and data architecture, Shane is up to speed with all things ArcGIS and ArcMap. He has a particular focus on the use of spatial data and services [...]
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Jade Chow

Jade completed her Postgraduate diploma in GIS at the University of Auckland and has extensive experience in mapping, spatial data manipulation and GIS programming.  She has coded extensively using Python and Java Scripts, and is skilled in C# and Angular. Outside of work, Jade loves the NZ climate and nature, exploring new places and playing squash in [...]
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Callan Rings

Callan's extensive experience building and maintaining ArcGIS JS webapps, Geoprocessing tools and databases (following the earthquake responses in both Christchurch and Kaikoura), plus his earlier work as a Freelance Android developer, make him a valuable member of our team. Outside of work, Callan is not short on adventures, from his daily motorbike rides to snowboarding, scuba diving, hiking or travelling.
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Sam Gergis

A graduate from the faculty of Engineering, Computer and Systems Control department in Cairo, Egypt and after completing a MCPD (Microsoft Certified Professional Developer) Certificate, Sam has now worked as a Software Developer for over 11 years. Sam immigrated from Egypt in April 2017 to work for OSPRI in Wellington before moving to Auckland to join GBS. Always looking to expand his knowledge, Sam's skills [...]
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Arun Sebastian

Arun returns to GBS with over 10 years experience as a full-stack GIS developer in Esri and open source technologies.  Having worked in local governance, transport, agricultural and farming industries he is back at GBS with an added skill: QT/QML for building cross platform native mobile apps.  Vastly experienced in Esri's JavasScript SDK (3&4) including React, Angular.j, [...]
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