Speaker Bio & Abstract

Heath Pritchard Head of Major Projects - Geospatial Commission
Cabinet Office

BiographyHeath Pritchard is Head of Major Projects at the Geospatial Commission, an independent expert committee within the Cabinet Office, tasked with unlocking the economic, social and environmental value of location data. He is responsible for the commissions major projects portfolio, including the UKs National Underground Asset Register programme and has a strong interest and involvement in public-private data sharing. Prior to joining the Commission, Heath worked in local government where he led and delivered digital initiatives focused on housing delivery, regeneration and grant management. Heath is expert in (and a massive advocate of) incremental and iterative approaches to delivery. He believes challenges are best overcome when tackled collaboratively, working across traditional organisational boundaries and sectors.