Alan Grimwade is Managing Director of Cosmographics Limited, based in Watford UK. He has a BSc (Hons) in Land Surveying Sciences and 36 years' experience in the cartographic industry, starting as a cartographic technician at Hunting Surveys Ltd in 1980.
Alan has actively promoted the business of maps and excellence in cartography throughout his career. He has previously served as a director of the International Map Trade Association (EAME Region) for 8 years, represented the EAME region on the IMTA International Board, and served 3 years as a member of the Council of the British Cartographic Society. He is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.