Welcome for the first commission member from Zambia

We weclome a new member in our Commission: Gillie Cheelo!

Gillie Cheelo is currently working as a lecturer at the Copperbelt University teaching Cartography, remote sensing, and GIS. Holds a master of science degree in Photogrammetry and Geoinformatics, a Bachelor of Science degree in urban and regional planning, post-graduate certificates in rural and peri-urban land administration, sustainable land use planning, and climate change. Through his advanced training in Germany and experience, has developed a unique combination of skill set in geoinformatics, photogrammetry, remote sensing, and one of the recognizable GIS experts in Zambia. After attaining his Masters of Science Degree, he has risen quickly from being a GIS Technical Officer to being a GIS Specialist, then Chief Cartographer and now works at the Copperbelt University as a Lecturer sharing his knowledge and practical experience.

Gillie Cheelo |GIS/Remote Sensing and Land Use and Land Cover Change Expert

Gillie Cheelo from Zambia, |GIS/Remote Sensing and Land Use and Land Cover Change Expert

Some of his ardent achievements are awarded for his hard work and commitment with a Carey Eaton Mission award in 2018. Further, he has contributed to the setup of the first operational seamless integrated GIS System which includes Desktop GIS, Web GIS, and Mobile GIS system using ArcGIS Software suite – for Mulonga Water and Sewerage Company Limited and part of the team setting up GIS at the Provincial Planning Office in Zambia.