Steven Ramage leads global stakeholder engagement and external relations for the intergovernmental Group on Earth Observations (GEO). During his career Steven has successfully completed a management buyout, created a government consulting business which he managed and was on the Board and subsequently Director of Strategy for a London startup - all in the spatial domain. He's a Visiting Professor at the Institute for Future Cities, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow and a SASNet Fellow at the Urban Big Data Centre at the University of Glasgow, Scotland. He works internationally with many of the GEO government and participating organisation members, such as ESA, JAXA and NASA, and he also chairs the GEO Commercial Sector Sub Group.