Mark lead the development of the United Nations Global Platform. A multi-cloud platform for capacity building within the national statistics offices in the use of Big Data and its integration with administrative sources, geospatial information, traditional survey and census data.
The UN Global Platform was developed using open source and proprietary software to enable the production of economic indicators. Using GeoMesa, Kafka, GeoServer, Python and some analytics. An indicator of pending COVID doom was provided as an indicator the UK Treasury, Cabinet Office and Bank of England. This enabled savings of at least £12Bn for the UK economy.