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  • Name : Zaffar Sadiq
  • Place Of Birth : Madras
  • Occupation : Scientist
  • Education : Ph D

Zaffar Sadiq Mohamed-Ghouse    HonFSSSI FRGS FIEAust SMIEEE MAICD | Board Advisory | Strategy | Governance| Policy | Space | Spatial Digital Twins | Geospatial Ecosystem| Energy | Mineral| Water | Data | Spatial Master Plans| Earth Observation

Zaffar Sadiq


Dr Zaffar Sadiq Mohamed-Ghouse is recognised as one of the spatial leaders in Australia and Globally. Zaffar is Executive Director for Strategic Consulting & International Relations at Spatial Vision based in Melbourne. He has held senior and executive roles at, FrontierSI (the former Cooperative Research Centre for Spatial Information), GHD and Sinclair Knight Merz (Jacobs) and Institute of Remote Sensing, Anna University. He has over 24 years of experience in review and provides a strategic plan for positioning network including products; client management, strategic consulting studies, business development, project management, systems review and integration for Utility Industry and Government, design, development and management of spatial databases, review data framework policies, develop spatial analyses techniques and technology including GIS applications development for major clients in Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, Indonesia, India, United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia. He has led several Multi-Million Dollar National Mapping projects for State and Federal governments globally. Zaffar has published extensively in GIS, Surveying, Remote Sensing, Data Management and SDIs. Zaffar is a recipient of the "Thornton-Smith Medal" awarded by the Department of Infrastructure Engineering, University of Melbourne, Australia for significant contribution to the surveying and spatial industry; and the “Young Professional Award” by the Surveying Spatial Sciences Institute (SSSI), Australia. He is also a recipient of the Australian Cooperative Research Centre for Spatial Information’s full Doctorate Scholarship. He is an Honorary Fellow of SSSI, Australia, Fellow of Royal Geographical Society, UK and Fellow of Institution of Engineers, Australia.Appointments:Member-Steering Committee, Australia 2030 Road Map Space and Spatial (Remote Sensing and Positioning)Visiting Professor (Overseas), The Institute of Remote Sensing, Anna UniversityAssociate Professor, University of MelbourneExecutive Board Member, World Geospatial Industry CouncilVice-Chair, Asia Pacific, Private Sector Network, United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM)Board Member UN-GGIM PSN & Geospatial SocietiesMember, Steering Committee, UNSW Liveable City Digital Twin Vice President - International Society of Digital EarthProgram Board, Geospatial Knowledge Infrastructure, UN Alliance Project and GMCImmediate Past President, Surveying & Spatial Sciences Institute (SSSI)Member, Standards Australia, IT004 & ISO TC 211 Geospatial Standards