CEO of Vizzuality
Vizzuality is a science and technology company focused on data visualization, web-GIS and tool development and committed to working on projects related to conservation, the environment and sustainable development. As CEO, Craig is responsible for figuring out what problems they should be trying to solve, guiding the company towards important world improving projects and working with NGOs to help them tell their stories.
Before joining Vizzuality, he spent 7 years working with the UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre. As Head of Infomatics, he led a team of software engineers, geospatial developers, designers and product managers to help scientists and government/non-government organisations share their knowledge and data on the web and reduce the time it takes to get from raw environmental data to useful knowledge for policy decisions. These projects ranged from applications mapping every national park on the planet, ipad apps for scientists to monitor mangrove forests and tools for governments to monitor the trade of endangered species. Previously, he spent 7 years with the UK government at the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) undertaking marine geospatial research.