David Henderson

Chief Geospatial Officer

Joined OS

David leads the strategy and roadmap to reinforce and extend Ordnance Survey’s position, reputation and contribution as a leader in the national and international geospatial industry.

David joined OS in 2003 and has 25 years of geospatial industry experience across a variety of technical and leadership roles. He has been part of the OS Executive Team since 2015 where he has led both product strategy and customer facing teams.

He leads the UK’s delegation to the UN’s Committee of Experts on Global Geographic Information Management (UNGGIM) and is a Vice-Chair of the UNGGIM Europe Regional Group. David is a former Chair of the UK’s Association for Geographic Information (2015 and 2016), member of the Management Board of Eurogeographics (from 2017) and from 2016-19 was the industry external examiner for the GeoSciences School at Edinburgh University.

In 2019 David was awarded an Honorary Fellowship from the Royal Scottish Geographical Society.