Pravin Mathur recently joined Clark Nexsen as director of the firm’s Geospatial Information Systems practice. In this role, Pravin is responsible for project delivery and business development efforts. Mathur’s career has blended the application of geospatial technology to the built environment. With more than 20 years of experience in both the consulting and public sectors, he has extensive experience in the field of GIS, with organizations including the U.S. Census Bureau, DC State Data Center and the Office of the Chief Technology Officer, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and Police Foundation.
“I am looking forward to expanding Clark Nexsen’s GIS market reach,” Pravin said. “We have a real growth opportunity to take our insight and services full circle by providing innovative solutions based decisions to our clients.”
Pravin previously served the City of Richmond as part of the Accreditation Team for the American Public Works Association (APWA) credentialing of the agency. He was instrumental in the citizen engagement initiatives at the City and led the team that provided GIS mapping and analysis support for the UCI World Bicycle Championships in 2015. Mathur initiated a mobile pilot project at the City for service delivery, which projected not only cost savings, but also improved productivity.
“We are very excited to have Pravin Mathur as our new GIS Director,” commented Bob Burkholder, Principal, Clark Nexsen. “His professionalism equals his specialized technical knowledge, thoughtfulness and willingness to help clients and his fellow professionals.”
Pravin was the on-site manager at the U.S. Bureau of Census during the Census 2000 Count Review process, providing GIS data and custom application development and training during the entire review process.
He holds a Master in Urban Spatial Analytics program from the University of Pennsylvania and is a long time member of the Certification Committee of the GIS Certification Institute.
The Clark Nexsen Geospatial Information Systems practice leverages expert technical capabilities to develop geo-related solutions, including Geographic Information Services, GPS survey and map grade data collection, geo-enabled photogrammetry, aerial imagery analysis and processing, and cloud mapping for U.S. and global clients.