Kimberley Worthy is a geospatial leader motivated by optimizing location data services and developing strategies and policy to promote sustainable development. Kimberley has worked across government, defense, banking, insurance, property resources, infrastructure and environment sectors in Africa, Australia, the Middle East, New Zealand, Southeast Asia, South America and the United Kingdom.

Kimberley started her career as a cartographer navigational charts for the Australian Department of Defense. She later transitioned to optimizing oil and gas infrastructure placement through geospatial analysis of environmental and land constraints.

Kimberley’s extensive international experience includes consulting on behalf of Ordnance Survey (UK) where she worked with the Department for International Development and the World Bank to support the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Working in Tanzania, she provided training to the government on the use of geospatial data and technology. She has provided strategic advice to the Government of Salvador, Brazil to improve resilience and response to population growth through data readiness. She also undertook a study on Ethiopia’s geospatial maturity. Highlights of her career include co-authoring the Oman Geospatial Manual, development of the Dubai government’s geospatial data strategy to meet smart city goals and establishment of the best-practice approach for surveying underground assets for the Kingdom of Bahrain.

Returning to Asia-Pacific, Kimberley has worked with the Vietnamese government to guide the establishment of spatial data infrastructure to support emergency response efforts, and coached government officials from the Government of the Philippines in creating and maintaining critical spatial assets to support public services.

Kimberley has built a career and global reputation by generating synergies between stakeholders from across governments, research institutions and industry. Her strengths lay in creating data and digital technology growth strategies and roadmaps, designing smart city services and developing spatial data infrastructure and policy. Kimberley currently leads the Australia and New Zealand geospatial capability at CoreLogic, a global property information, analytics and data services provider.

Kimberley is a Chartered Geographer and Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and has undertaken executive leadership training at Cambridge University. She holds a BSc in Geography and Geology, a Master of Management and an MBA from Sydney Business School, and has served as a non-executive director for multi-academy trust specializing in special education needs in the UK.