Debra has been a fundamental part of RSK’s GIS team since joining the company in 1999. With over 19 years’ experience in the management and production of graphics for environmental impact assessments and landscape and visual impact assessments, Debra has provided her expertise to a number of large projects over the years.
Debra has worked on a wide variety of projects covering numerous disciplines, reflecting the diverse nature of RSK’s business. This has included GIS and graphic production for the environmental assessments of pipelines, cable routes, wind farms, power stations and housing developments, and creating interactive GIS in desktop and Web GIS form, enabling end users to investigate and analyse data using a geographical context and amalgamating data that plays a crucial role in environmental analysis and decision support. Debra’s experience, knowledge and continuing professional development were all taken into consideration by the Royal Geographic Society assessment panel.
“Congratulations, Debra. Well done in persevering with your application, despite the shifting demands of the Royal Geographic Society review committee and the resulting delays in the approval of your application,” says RSK associate director and GIS team leader Paul Smyth. “This achievement is a great acknowledgement by your peers of all the work that you have done since you first joined RSK back in 1999!
“Well done also to Nick Hogben, RSK head of profession for GIS, and others in the GIS team who have supported Debra along the way. This is cause for celebration!”
RSK is committed to supporting the continuing professional development of all its employees and encourages staff to gain formal professional recognition and chartered status in their profession.
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