Voices From the Field

Our staff in the field are the experts on how REACH works at country level, what we do and how we do it. Their energy and dedication is crucial to the quality of the work we do, be it information management, mapping or analysis. This section shares the personal experiences of some of our staff at REACH.

Read some of our staff portraits below:

Tom Stork, GIS Officer in Iraq


In coming to the mission I wanted to apply the skills I had learnt in geographic information to something worthwhile and satisfying, not another desk job in another office”

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Sven Schmitz-Leuffen,
GIS Officer in Niger

 “This is an exciting and dynamic job where you never get bored. Such a role presents many challenges and requires significant openness and selflessness to practice it; but in the end, you don’t forget that behind the GPS points and beautiful maps, there are human beings.” 

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