July 25, 2016 6:14 PM ET


Company Overview of Ordnance Survey Limited

Company Overview

Ordnance Survey Limited develops and publishes maps for businesses, individuals, and the public sector. It offers geographic data that is relied on by the government and businesses in various sectors ranging from insurance to utilities; address and location data; OS MasterMap, a continually maintained geographic database; and OS VectorMap, a family of products that give full control over mapping. The company also provides Web services; and map bundles, digital maps, custom made maps, paper maps, magazines, and clothing and accessories. It serves land and property, education and research, energy and infrastructure, and financial service sectors. The company was founded in 1791 and is headquar...

Explorer House

Adanac Drive

Southampton,  SO16 0AS

United Kingdom

Founded in 1791


44 8456 050505


44 8450 990494

Key Executives for Ordnance Survey Limited

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director
Age: 57
Chief Finance Officer
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director
Head of Legal Services and Company Secretary
Head of Corporate Communications & Media
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Ordnance Survey Limited Key Developments

Ordnance Survey Appoints Kieran Murphy as Non-Executive Chair

Kieran Murphy has been appointed as the new Non-Executive Chair of Ordnance Survey (OS). Kieran Murphy joins Britain's mapping agency for an initial three-year period and will lead the OS Board to ensure that Great Britain continues to benefit from the best geospatial information, while maintaining sound finances and good governance. Kieran Murphy joined the corporate finance advisory business, Gleacher Shacklock as a partner in 2004 and retired from the firm in December 2015. He is currently a Non-Executive Director of Aliaxis SA, where he chairs the audit committee and of University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trusts, where he chairs the Investment Committee. He will join the Board of the University of London later this year.

Ordnance Survey Trading Is Exploring Options To Raise £5 Billion

The British government is exploring strategic alternatives for The Ordnance Survey Trading Fund as it plans to raise £5 billion through corporate and financial asset sales by March 2020. The British government did not specify whether it is considering a share offer or other ways of investment.

Ordnance Survey Announces New Appointments

Ordnance Survey announced the appointment of two new members to its Senior Executive Management team. Clive Mosey joins OS as Chief Finance Officer (CFO) and Will Davies joins the mapping agency as HR Director (HRD). Clive brings a wealth of experience to the role of CFO, joining OS from the British Standards Institution (BSI), where he has been a Finance Director since 2007. Prior to his role with the BSI, Clive worked for publishing company Penguin Group (UK) in various roles including Business Manager, Group Reporting Manager and Financial Controller. Clive also held senior financial roles with LGC Ltd. and Fyffes Group Plc. Clive is an avid cyclist, and enjoys watching cycling and football. Clive joins OS on 16 November 2015. Will Davies takes up his new role as HRD on 12 October. Will leaves Teach First, where he has been Director of Human Resources since April 2010. Will has been an important member of Teach First’s Senior Leadership team shaping the direction of the organisation and leading the comprehensive HR strategy. Prior to his role with Teach First, Will held several different HR roles with both Wolters Kluwer and BP.

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