With over 63 combined years of experience in general surveying, mapping and GIS as well as a combined 10 years of experience in the use of UAV mapping, drone2GIS is your partner of choice for high quality geospatial products.
Oliver has worked as a GIS Analyst with a professional GIS service and mapping company and as International Distribution and Sales Manager for a European U.A.V. manufacturer. Oliver has partnered with Walter Volkmann in the development of the V-Map system. He has travelled extensively around the world to train and support enterprises in the development of UAV operation capacities. Oliver has extensive experience in the configuration, assembly, tuning and pre-delivery testing of personal UAV mapping systems. His innovative drive, problem solving skills and initiative to improve safety and efficiency in UAV operations have earned him the friendship of an international network of UAV professionals and enterprises.
Geo-Spatial Solutions Specialist
After graduating with a B.Sc. Engineering (Survey) from the University of Natal (South Africa) in 1980, Walter employed his entrepreneurial drive, commitment to quality and leadership skills to establish a prosperous land survey practice which thrived on providing quality services to private and public clients. Walter has pioneered GPS applications in surveying tasks on the ground and in the air; mentored survey students, trained company and government employees – and consulted to International Aid Organizations and Governments. He has provided expert advice in the development of strategies to deliver countrywide GNSS positioning services and has assisted survey offices in the utilization of new technologies to improve overall efficiency in the preparation of land titles. Walter’s areas of expertise comprise geodetic, cadastral, topographic and photogrammetric surveying, geographic information systems (GIS), UAS operations and general management of survey projects.