David Wood, Deputy Director Environmental Analysis, supports developing countries in strengthening their geospatial data systems. He and his team built this support on robust geospatial data. He supports geospatial thinking early in any career through mentorship, learning and sharing training and job opportunities. So that individuals develop themselves, receive career support, on-line resources and backing for formal accreditations. His team works on spatial data science, aiming to bring fresh approaches to bear for working with geospatial data on cross cutting environmental policy problems.