Career profiles: Sarah Widdowfield

Role

Principal GIS Consultant

Place of work

Ramboll, Birmingham UK

What qualifications do you have and what training have you had?

BSc (Hons) Geography, FBCart.S, CGeog GIS, Training has been through work, personal interest and the BCS.

What is the best part of your role?

The best part of my role is being able to use cartographic principles combined with the power of GIS. This synergy allows me to present spatial relationships and analysis outputs in aesthetically appealing way.

What is your favourite map that you've drawn, seen or used?

My favourite map is the OS Landranger map of the Lake District. This map reminds me of my childhood home, close to the yellow National Park boundary. It is a representation of a beautiful landscape. I particularly love the contrast between lakes and mountains.

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