John Kedar

Author Bio

John has served in the UK armed forces, including leading its geospatial capabilities, and then followed it up with a six-year stint at the Ordnance Survey, opening new international markets and, as Director International Engagement, building long-term intergovernmental relationships. He now works independently, supporting nations deliver ‘the power of where’.

Stories by the author


Geography Matters to NATO

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) was formed in the aftermath of World War II as an intergovernmental alliance focussed on military defense within the Euro-Atlantic region…


National Data and National Sovereignty

Data is capital and trusted national data has national value. Data is an element of today’s complex geopolitics, both as an instrument of power and in giving…


Geospatial is Everyone’s Business

7.8 billion human beings live together in uncertain times. Climate Change, seismic geo-political shifts, rising inequality,…