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Landgate Business Consultant wins 40under40 award

Landgate Business Consultant Peter Markham has been recognised for being one of Western Australia’s leading business entrepreneurs under the age of 40.

Mr Markham received the commendation during Business News’ prestigious 40under40 awards ceremony at the Perth Convention Centre on Wednesday night.

Mr Markham was nominated by Landgate for leading the formation of earthmine Australia which has brought NASA technology to Western Australia to provide local and state governments with better imagery tools to help them manage their assets.

Landgate Chief Executive Mike Bradford said the earthmine Australia joint venture was sparked by an idea that was presented to Landgate’s Innovation team in 2011.

“Mr Markham turned this idea into a reality by successfully negotiating the joint venture on behalf of Landgate, conducting a financial analysis and developing the legal framework for the deal,” Mr Bradford said.

“While CEO of earthmine Australia, Mr Markham developed business processes and was responsible for improvements that have created a lean, efficient and innovative company.

 “Mr Markham’s achievement in being named one of Western Australia’s 40under40 is recognition of Landgate’s expertise in innovation.

“Mr Markham’s work is furthering Midland’s reputation as a hub for location information and innovation.”


Notes to Editors

Landgate is Western Australia’s primary source of land information and geographic data, providing the accuracy government, business and individuals rely on.

earthmine Australia offers a complete end-to-end solution for collecting 3D street level imagery, developing applications, and delivering visually impressive and spatially accurate results for any application.

For more information, please contact:

Karen McPherson, Media and Ministerial Adviser

Phone: +61 (0)8 9273 7514