Erick Khamala

Managing Director

LocateIT Ltd

Biography

Currently, the Managing Director of LocateIT Ltd, Mr. Erick Khamala has over 22 years’ experience in the application of geospatial technologies, including: Earth Observation/Remote Sensing, GIS, and Geo-ICT technologies for natural / agricultural resources assessment, monitoring & management; urban & rural planning; early warning systems for food security & disaster management; and in socio-economic and developmental planning and management. He has extensive experience in project conceptualization, design, implementation and monitoring & evaluation. He previously worked as a Remote Sensing / GIS expert in several international organizations that include: Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Africover project; the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP); and the Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD). Mr. Khamala is a member of the African Union Space Working Group, is a Core-Chair of the International Programme Committee of the African Leadership Conference (ALC) on Space Science and Technology, and is a Board Member of EIS-Africa, the organization responsible of organizing the AfricaGIS Conference.  

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