Maroale Martha Chauke
Director - National Spatial Information Framework, Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, South Africa
Ms Chauke has over 25 years of experience in the field of Geographic Information Science (GISc) working in various organisations. She holds a Masters Degree in Business Leadership specialising in Information Systems from the University of South Africa and a Bachelor of Science Honours degree from the University of Pretoria specialising in GIS. Ms Chauke is currently the Director: National Spatial Information Framework and her role is to implement the South African Spatial Data Infrastructure. She is also a Secretariat for the Committee for Spatial Information. Ms Chauke is recently appointed as the Chair for the United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management Committee of Experts for Africa and she is also a member of the High-Level Forum on Integrated Geospatial Information Framework representing the African region.