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  • Environmental Applications using Geospatial Technologies
  • Managing How Humans Impact the Community
  • Technological Advances in GIS
  • Governance, Education and the Future of GIS
  • Business Intelligence

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Ranford Campbell, GISP

National Spatial Data Management Division/Ministry of Economic Growth & Job Creation
GIS Projects Manager
INTRODUCTION
The aim of this portfolio is to give an overview of the educational and technical background, skill level and qualifications of Ranford Stephen Campbell.

BIOGRAPHY
Ranford Campbell is a Certified Geographic Information System Professional (GISP), He is a graduate of the National Law University and Centre for Environmental Law, New Delhi, India, where he pursued Graduate Studies in the areas of Urban Environmental Management and Law.

He completed Advance studies in Remote Sensing with special emphasis on Digital Imagery Processing and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) from the Indian Institute of Remote Sensing Dehradun, India.
Pursued graduate studies in the areas of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for Land Management at the University of Technology Jamaica.

Mr. Campbell currently serves in the capacity of GIS Projects Manager at the National Spatial Data Management Division in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation.
He previously served in the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Coordinator at the National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) and Survey Department (now the National Land Agency) for the past seven (12 years as a Senior GIS Analyst.

Ranford possesses sound knowledge and experience in Land Information Management Systems and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technologies, GIS Enterprise Systems management, implementation, and Softwares.
Ranford has undergone various advanced GIS training courses from the University of Technology, IIRS, (ESRI) Environmental Systems Research Institute, LICJ, and NovLIS Technologies Canada. Some of which are: Photogrammetry, Applied GIS, Theories, and Practices of Land Used Management, Advance GPS Satellite Surveying, Advanced Remote Sensing, Spatial Analysis, Visual Basic Programming Application, Applied Land Zoning, Land Use Management, Advance Cadastral Mapping, and Land Surveying.
Additional Courses: Planning for GIS, GIS Analysis, Programming ArcObject, Performing Spatial Analysis, Going Places with Spatial Analysis, Advanced ArcGIS Geospatial Analysis, Desktop Applications, 3D analysis, ArcView GIS, Survey Analyst, ArcGIS Server, Telling Stories with GIS Maps
, Advanced Techniques for Cartographic Representations, ArcGIS Building Geodatabase, ArcGIS Pro: Essential Workflows, Collector for ArcGIS, Survey 123, Field Data Collection and Management Using ArcGIS, Trimble GPS and virtual reference Station Application.
His current responsibilities include; Coordinating various geospatial technology-related matters such as Technical advised and support of internal and external GIS users, GIS Application Development, data modelling, GIS Awareness Training within the agency, GPS data collection, GIS Analysis, Customized Mapping and the updating and maintenance of a National Land Agency’s National Fiscal Cadastral Index of Jamaica in ArcSDE database and ArcGIS Server.
CURRENT PROJECTS:
These projects are to enhance the processing of applications and land use data collection.
o Jamaica Beach Guide, Interactive web map
o Developed Zoning Information Systems for Development Orders in Jamaica
o Yallahs/Hope Watershed GIS Discussion Making System
o Application Development for Land Use data Collection
o Development Order for Jamaica
o Implementation of new GIS Enterprise Systems
o Development, implementation and manage GIS services for NEPA’s GIS Web-portal
o State of Environment (SOE) Project (maps and GIS analysis)
o Coordinate and execute the GIS training