CHRIS ARDERNE

make data work

put ethics first

I’m a geospatial data scientist with a strong interest in sustainable development, creating lasting value, and climbing mountains. I’m generally available for consultancy or advisory work wherever these interests overlap.

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I’ve worked extensively with the World Bank and other donors, top research institutions, and hot new startups in remote sensing. Recent highlights that I’ve enjoyed: worked with the Humanitarian Openstreetmap Team to map millions of buildings in East Africa; developed and published gridfinder; advising the EU on the use of AI in allocating development finance; working with a cross-disciplinary team on tracking pollution from industry.

I blog from time to time, using this as a stand-in for my lack of other social media. Hopefully there’s something interesting for the discerning reader.

Please get in touch!
Email: [email protected]
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/chris-arderne
GitHub: github.com/carderne