Staff Profile: Todd Davis

23 December 2015

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Todd has recently joined Interpret as a Principal Consultant. Todd most recently worked as the Technical GIS lead at the Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team (SCIRT), the alliance rebuilding Christchurch’s underground services after the 2010/2011 earthquakes. One of Todd’s greatest success stories, is the GIS system he developed for staff and management at SCIRT. Todd was awarded the ESRI International award for Special Achievement in GIS in 2012, was a finalist at the 2013 New Zealand Engineering Excellence awards, and took out the inaugural NZSEA Young Professional of the Year in 2014.

Todd has been working in the industry for 14 years and has a vast array of project experience behind him, including extensive survey and title projects, asset management, as well as some one-off challenges. These include an automated feature creation for an Antarctic glacier, and an automated creation of front and back panels for the LINZ topo50 and topo250 hard-copy map series for their initial release. As well as having experience in a range of GIS software, Todd has a good understanding of formats from other disciplines and is one of four Certified Professionals in Safe’s FME within New Zealand. FME is a Desktop and Server software with a growing reputation, used to analyse, transform and construct data between 300 plus formats.

Outside of work, Todd dedicates his time to his young and growing family.