Our staff of geospatial architects, strategists, analysts and programmers, along with computer scientists and business managers, provides a focused, 360 degree, collaborative approach to providing consultancy and advice which really makes a difference. We are passionate about delivering the highest quality products and services to clients.
Chief Executive Officer Catherine Gwilliam is a Geospatial Intelligence Specialist with vast experience across multiple US government and commercial sectors. She has served in the US Intelligence Community with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency as a specialist embedded within the US Secret Service, US Navy Central Command and US Department of Homeland Security. She provided geospatial products in support of top level protective operations, military and diplomatic operations, disaster relief operations and critical infrastructure protection missions. Many of her production outputs are still used in US government workflows and they set the benchmark for all geospatial products in those specific mission areas. Catherine is now resident in the UK and applying her geospatial expertise in various commercial sectors with great success.
Chief Operating Officer Richard Gwilliam is a highly experienced ex-Royal Navy intelligence officer. He has worked with a multitude of cross government agencies within the international intelligence community at all levels from the strategic to the tactical level. Within the UK he has advised the UK government at the highest level within COBR. Internationally, he has worked within coalition headquarters leading multinational intelligence teams in counter piracy and counter drug operations in the Middle East, East Africa and the Indian Ocean. Richard fused geospatial and multi-disciplined Intelligence products to help dramatically reduce piracy in and around the Horn of Africa and successfully interdict illicit drug shipments. Chairman of the Board of Directors Gregory Scovel served for more than 31 years in the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS), reaching the pinnacle position of NCIS Acting Director. During his time he produced a significant record of exemplary successes in the areas of counterintelligence (CI), combating terrorism, law enforcement, cyber operations, risk assessments and threat analysis. He was an Executive with CACI Inc. for over 5 years, responsible for the Federal - Civilian defensive cyber practice, with a focus on malware analysis, computer network defense (CND), computer forensics and insider threat. He maintains a deep global network of professional relationships with US and allied intelligence, counterintelligence, cyber and law enforcement communities, which provides Geollect with a wealth of diverse skills and talent from which to create specialist teams. He is a former trusted advisor to senior executives in the Office of Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of the Navy and to both the Chief of Naval Operations and the Commandant of the USMC in the United States. He was also a Member of the NCIS Executive Staff from 2001 to 2010, with over seven years in the Senior Executive Service (SES) - instrumental in the transformation of NCIS from a reactive to a proactive and progressive agency.
Chief Intelligence Officer Our CIO, Steve Jee is a former military intelligence officer who spent 20 years commanding and conducting sensitive intelligence collection operations. He was awarded the Queen’s Commendation for Valuable Services (QCVS) for counter-terrorism operations. Culturally sensitive and well travelled recent projects include: working for three years as a senior advisor within a Middle Eastern Government Ministry to direct a major change programme, support to US Government counter propaganda operations and private sector counter-competitor strategy consulting to the telecoms, beverage alcohol and oil & gas sectors. He has collected and exploited intelligence in numerous high-risk environments and is a recent convert to Geospatial Intelligence products as they significantly enable better decision making leading to notably improved results.
The Geollect Board of Directors have a range of complementary business expertise including Chairing the Board of UK PLC’s, creating and managing start-up’s with combined turnovers in the £ multiple-millions and extensive contacts and experience of delivering for clients such as Amazon, UN, NHS, Virgin Group, Apple, Olympic Delivery Authority and Vodafone developing technology and digital solutions for the world’s largest multinational corporations. Our Commercial Director is an certified Google Partner.