Andy is a geographical information systems, remote sensing, and knowledge management consultant who has worked and travelled in numerous countries in Asia and Africa. From 2008 to 2011 Andy was Vice President of PT Hatfield Indonesia, an environmental, forestry and geomatics consulting company based in Indonesia. Andy is now a Senior Partner based at Hatfield Consultants’ head office in Vancouver, Canada. Andy completed the Gunung Bagging prominence analysis using software tools and elevation data to systematically identify the Ribus and calculate their elevation and prominence. Andy hopes to continue bagging volcanoes when he visits Indonesia.
Daniel is an acclaimed project manager, composer, writer, and teacher who now lives in Caithness, Scotland. He worked in Indonesia for several years during the early years of the Gunung Bagging project and is a huge gamelan fan. More recently, Daniel is Custodian and Project Manager for the World Ribus database of the 7150 most prominent peaks on Earth. His 2014 project ‘Making Tracks’ was supported by the Royal Geographical Society with a Neville Shulman Challenge Award. He has given talks on “Exploring the Mountains and Volcanoes of Java” for the Anglo-Indonesian Society and the British Embassy in Jakarta and is open to doing more in future on a wider range of topics. You can order his e-book on Indonesian mountains here and pre-order his book on Malaysian mountains here.
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