Management Team

Getmapping has an established and experienced management team, all of whom have worked in their aerial survey and mapping industry for some time.  Meet the senior management team below.

Tim Marshall,  Group Chairman

Tim has occupied a broad range of board roles in the broadcast and technology industries, most notably with the BBC and Walt Disney, primarily driving business transformation required to respond effectively to today’s fast-paced technology landscape. Since 2005 Tim worked within the Jisc group of companies, firstly as CEO of Janet(UK), the organisation responsible for developing and managing the UK’s advanced research and education digital network, and then as CEO of new subsidiary Jiscom, where his role was to establish new commercial revenue streams. Outside of his commercial roles, Tim is a council member of Bucks New University and has produced the annual Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance at the Royal Albert Hall, directed  ‘West End Heroes’ - a show supporting the Help for Heroes charity, and most recently the RAF Central Band Autumn Concert Tours. In June 2015 Tim was awarded an OBE for services to service and ex-service personnel.

Dave Horner,  Chief Executive

Dave heads up the Getmapping Group and is focused on building sustainable growth through long term strategic partnerships that deliver value to our clients, our partners and our supply chain globally. Dave has a wealth of practical experience in the geomatics industry having spent fifteen years as a technical specialist, before stepping up into various management positions. Dave took on his present role as Managing Director of Getmapping 6 years ago.

Gil Melham,  European Managing Director

Gillian has a wealth of experience in managing global operations, logistics, supply chains and customer services, as well as a strong background in procurement, business development and strategic execution. Gillian’s remit includes the development of stronger operational capabilities across the Group’s operations in Europe, Africa and the Gulf. In addition, she  oversees the implementation of new services, including the recently launched Mobile Mapping division. 

Peter Tory,  Group Finance Director

Peter is a Chartered Accountant with over 30 years’ experience at board level in the UK and North America, directing both public and private companies.  For 12 years he was CFO of a leading independent quoted oil & gas exploration and production company.  Peter is responsible for ensuring the Group’s development is securely financed and that proper financial controls and structures are in place.  Peter is also responsible for the company secretarial function.  

Matt Murphy, Managing Director, Geosense

Matt has a Master’s degree in Environmental Geology with Remote Sensing and co-founded Getmapping's South African subsidiary Geosense Limited with two former colleagues of the National Remote Sensing Centre in Farnborough UK. Matt has been working in the geo-information industry for 20 years, initially in geological remote sensing and for the past 15 years, as Managing Director of Geosense Limited in South Africa where he has gained a wealth of experience in aerial survey using Digital Cameras and LiDAR sensors.  In addition to Matts technical skills he has acted as project lead on a number of high profile projects throughout Southern Africa and his focus now is to ensure the continuing growth of the business in the Southern African region.

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