Organization: UNEP Global Resource Information Database Geneva
Head of the Digital Earth Unit and Swiss Data Cube project leader, UNEP/GRID-Geneva | Senior Lecturer, University of Geneva – Institute for Environmental Sciences
Gregory Giuliani is the Head of the Digital Earth Unit and Swiss Data Cube Project Leader at GRID-Geneva of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and a Senior Lecturer at the University of Geneva’s Institute for Environmental Sciences
Gregory Giuliani, a Senior Lecturer at the University of Geneva is a geologist and environmental scientist who specializes in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) analyses and Spatial Data Infrastructures (SDI). He also works at GRID-Geneva of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) since 2001, where he was previously the focal point for Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) and is currently the Head of the Digital Earth Unit. Gregory’s research focuses on Land Change Science and how Earth observations can be used to monitor and assess environmental changes and support sustainable development. Interdisciplinary is a key element for generating new ideas and innovations in his research. He also previously worked as a GIS Consultant for the World Health Organization, as a University tutor in remote sensing and GIS and as a GIS developer in a local Swiss GIS company.
After obtaining a degree in Earth Sciences, Gregory went on to complete a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in Environmental Sciences, specializing in remote sensing, GIS, and SDI.