Wijnand van Riel joined Merkator BV as a Business Manager Geo-ICT and Senior Geo-ICT Advisor in 2010. With a history as business unit manager, business analyst, ICT-architect and Project Manager and an extensive Geo-ICT knowledge he has a focus on developing innovative ideas and projects. In the past 15 years he has worked together with several government institutions as well as commercial parties to incorporate Geo-ICT in non-Geo business processes. By doing so he has developed skills to translate complex problems into understandable analysis and manageable solutions. Wijnand holds a Master degree in Economic Anthropology (Radboud University Nijmegen, 1992).