1Spatial’s CPO elected to form OS Partner Advisory Council


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1Spatial, the global geospatial software and solutions company, is pleased to announce that Bob Chell, Chief Product Officer at 1Spatial, has been elected to form Ordnance Survey’s Partner Advisory Council (PAC) for the term January 2021 to December 2023.

The PAC is a group of elected OS Partners that represent the opinions and interests of the OS community. 1Spatial have been an OS Developer Partner and System Integrator Partner for over 20 years and work with OS on its future data management and product developments. The council is formed by 11 representatives from small, medium and larger enterprise partners. Bob has been voted in to represent partners within the system integrator / developer organisation field.

Stefan Wells, OS Head of Partners, said: "The OS Partner Advisory Council is an important group who play a vital role in representing over 1000 organisations. The insights and feedback from PAC help OS in a number of ways from product development and licensing improvements to understanding market trends and how geospatial is supporting millions of end customers."

"Since the turn of the century OS has worked with 1Spatial building a strong relationship and shared goal to deliver value to our customers through geospatial products and expertise. We are delighted to welcome Bob Chell to PAC and working with Bob and the other members over the next two years."

Bob has been in the geospatial market for over 20 years, working in the UK and internationally. Management roles span support, consultancy, operations and products giving Bob extensive experience, and a diverse perspective to support the wider OS partner network to deliver successful public sector and commercial outcomes.

Bob commented: “I’m delighted to have been voted onto the OS PAC by the community. I have spent over 15 years engaging with OS’s teams both commercially and technically and am very proud of our business relationship. I regularly work with geospatial organisations to solve location data management problems and am excited by the opportunity to bring all these perspectives and insights to the entire OS Partner Network.”

Bob will play a significant role in guiding the OS product strategy to successfully deliver against the National Geospatial Strategy and looks forward to representing the wider OS Partner Network over the next 2 years.

About 1Spatial 

1Spatial is a global leader in providing software, solutions and business applications for managing location and geospatial data. 

Our global clients include national mapping and land management agencies, utility companies, transportation organisations, government and defence departments. 

Today – as location data from smartphones, the Internet of Things and great lakes of commercial Big Data increasingly drive commercial decision-making – our technology drives efficiency and provides organisations with confidence in the data they use. 

We unlock the value of location data by bringing together our people, innovative solutions, industry knowledge and our extensive customer base.  We are striving to make the world more sustainable, safer and smarter for the future. We believe the answers to achieving these goals are held in data. 

Our 1Spatial Platform, incorporating Location Master Data Management (LMDM) software components like our 1Integrate rules engine, delivers powerful data solutions and focused business applications on-premise, on-mobile and in the cloud. This ensures data is current, complete, and consistent through the use of automation.

Our headquarters are in Cambridge, UK, with operations in the UK, Ireland, USA, France, Belgium, Tunisia and Australia. 

We are committed to working with our customers to unlock the value of their data and create a smarter world. 

For more information visit www.1spatial.com  

For further media information please contact:  

Abbie Baggett, Head of Marketing, abbie.baggett@1spatial.com - 01223 420414

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