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Who we are
Global Surface Intelligence is a forestry and land classification analytics company with offices in both the UK and US. The company has deep roots in environmental sciences, harnessing next generation artificial intelligence to transform satellite, LiDAR and ground survey data into commercially valuable analytics which can be integrated into customer decision support systems without the need for further processing.
Peter Young has been involved in leading high-tech industries in Aerospace, Space and Defence for over 30 years. He was CEO for seven years of Telespazio VEGA, one of the UK's leading space services companies and concurrently, senior vice president, based in Rome, for the Satellite Systems business unit of the parent company, Telespazio Sp.A Peter is also a member of the Scottish space leadership council
Founder and CTO
Matt is an interdisciplinary geospatial data scientist. He has a PhD, LLM, MSc and BA. He has 10 years' post- PhD experience originating data science concepts in the private sector as well as leading on data science systems development at Johns Hopkins and within the U.S. Federal Government.
Mark has over 20 years' experience in software engineering, stretching from working in the field to leading multi-disciplinary teams in a market -focused environment. At GSI, Mark's focus is to support the leadership team in driving development of product strategy through the smart application of technologies and agile methodologies.
With more than 30 years experience in the geospatial sector, Stuart’s focus is to manage all aspects of the client experience. His in depth understanding of our products and services, coupled with his extensive knowledge of the industry, ensure that our clients are matched with the best products and services for their needs.
Stuart is responsible for bringing a unique insight into the best earth observation tools and datasets to enhance GSI's product portfolio. With 18 years in the industry and a PhD in Atmospheric Sciences, Stuart will work closely with GSI's sales team to ensure clients are provided with rapid and reliable analytics for satelite data.