Geodesy specialist joins Umvoto

March 4th, 2014, Published in Articles: PositionIT

Umvoto Africa Associate Richard Wonnacott with Dr.  Chris Hartnady, Umvoto Africa Technical Director.

Umvoto Africa Associate Richard Wonnacott with Dr. Chris Hartnady, Umvoto Africa Technical Director.

Richard Wonnacott, a geodesy specialist, has joined water, energy and earth sciences consultancy Umvoto Africa. Wonnacott spent much of his career with the Chief Directorate: National Geo-spatial information and Directorate of Survey Services. His extensive expertise in geodetic surveying was gained on several major projects, such as the preparation, observation and computation of primary triangulation control network projects covering South Africa and Namibia. He managed the technical, financial and personnel matters of the Directorate of Control Surveys from 1993 to 2013 and initiated and project managed the implementation of the country-wide network of active GPS base stations (TrigNet). Wonnacott is a member of numerous national and international committees and bodies. These include being on the Governing Board of the International GNSS Service since 2006 and the Executive Committee of the International Association of Geodesy since 2007. He was elected as a Fellow of the International Association of Geodesy in 2007.

Contact Richard Wonnacott, Umvoto Africa, Tel 021 788-8031, richard.w@umvoto.com

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