Peedell Stephen

Stephen is a Senior Scientific Officer at the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission. His qualifications include a Masters degree in Natural Resource Management and, since joining JRC in 1996, he has been involved in many European initiatives combining geospatial technology and environmental decision making. In particular he has worked on the development of the INSPIRE Directive and designing and building geographic information systems supporting Natura2000 and the Water Framework Directive. In 2009 he joined the Knowledge for Sustainable Development & Food Security Unit where he is working on developing spatial databases, catalogues and interoperable web services for geoinformation.