Jen is MAP’s GIS Technician. Her role is to support the group and their collaborators through the production of maps and manipulation of geospatial data. She also assists with the development of MAP’s enterprise system for recording geospatial information relevant to disease modelling, particularly through the gathering and maintenance of spatial data representing the administrative units of malaria-endemic countries.
Jen developed an interest in GIS after taking a number of classes on the subject whilst studying for her undergraduate degree in Geography at the University of Cambridge. She went on to obtain an MSc in Geographical Information Systems & Science from Kingston University London before joining the MAP team in May 2016.