Brian Marwick

Current Position heldGeoscape

Data Engineer


Brian Marwick’s experience in the spatial information industry extends over some fifty years. During this time he has moved from a project surveying role on major construction projects to senior management roles in both the public and private sectors. Since 1980, Brian has been actively involved in both technical and management capacities in the implementation of the spatial information technology that has evolved during this period. This experience has provided Brian with an excellent understanding of the many issues and challenges associated with the spatial enablement of databases within both government and private sectors.
Throughout his time in the industry, Brian has served on various Government Advisory Committees associated with the Spatial industry. He was President of the Institution of Surveyors, Australia in 1998 and served on its Council for nine years. Brian has also chaired the University of Melbourne Geomatics Course Advisory Committee for ten years. He was also an External Member of the University of Melbourne Engineering Faculty for some fifteen years. Since 2013 he has been a Senior Advisor in the Centre for Spatial Data Infrastructures and Land Administration (CSDILA) at the University of Melbourne.
Brian is a Licenced Surveyor (Non-Practising) in Victoria and a Fellow of the Surveying and Spatial Institute of Australia.