Dr. Joep Crompvoets
KU LeuvenProf. dr. ir. Joep Crompvoets is senior researcher at the Public Governance Institute of the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium) and the Centre for Spatial Data Infrastructures and Land Administration of the University of Melbourne. Between 2007 and 2011, he lead the multidisciplinary project SPATIALIST: Spatial Data Infrastructures and Public Sector Innovation in Flanders, Belgium. From 2011, he is the Secretary-General of EuroSDR, a European Spatial Data Research Network, which is a not-for-profit organisation linking national mapping and cadastral agencies with research institutes and universities for the purpose of applied research in spatial data provision, management and delivery. His research interests are strongly focussed on the development of spatial data infrastructures around the world.