Mark de Blois

Director, GCAP (Kenya)

Mark de Blois is a Director of GCAP Kenya and a Director of Upande Ltd. 

He is a Geographical Information Systems specialist and consultant with over ten years of experience and expertise in consultancy, GIS training and implementation projects, software development and project management. 

He specializes in bespoke GIS curriculum development and training, project management of software application development, spatial data infrastructure (SDI) implementation and cross-cultural communication.

As Director of Upande Ltd., he was instrumental in the joint launch of Virtual Kenya, an online interactive platform with related materials for those with no access to the Internet, with the World Resources Institute.   Virtual Kenya is designed to provide improved access to high quality spatial data and cutting- edge mapping technology to allow more Kenyans to use and interact with spatial data in their educational and professional pursuits.