Julius Mattai is a multi-talented and technically skilled Geo-scientist with 26 years working experience in both the private and public sectors in various leadership, management and technical roles in
the Ukraine, United Kingdom, Sierra Leone and Liberia. He has profound working knowledge and expertise in Environmental and Natural Resources Management; Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing; Management Information Systems (MIS); Research, Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E); Energy and Climate Change (Mitigation and Adaptation); Disaster Risk Reduction and Disaster Risk Management; Health Information Systems (HIS); Geology and Mineral Exploration. Julius is the Founder and was the Managing Director (2011-2019) of INTEGEMS, where he provided integrated geo-information; geo-scientific; geology and mining; research; monitoring & evaluation; and environmental management services and solutions to various private businesses and governmental and non-governmental organisations, including the World Bank, UNDP, UNOPS, UNICEF, ARUP, TRANSCO, ShanSteel and various Government of Sierra Leone Ministries, Departments and Agencies.
In 2014/2015, Julius served as Head of Information Management and MIS/GIS Specialist with the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER) and United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) in Liberia, respectively, where he took responsibility for the implementation of strategic plan for emergency and recovery operations and information management. In 2013/2014, he served as the Geodata and Information Manager at the Sierra Leone National Minerals Agency.
From 2008 to 2011, Julius worked as a Principal Consultant at AEA Technology plc (UK), where he led and managed various multi-disciplinary GIS and environmental management programmes and projects for the European Union (EU) Commission (Belgium), European Environment Agency (Denmark), EU Joint Research Centre (Italy) and the Central, Regional and Local Governments in the UK.
From 2002 to 2008, Julius worked as the Environmental Data Manager for the London Mayor at the Greater London Authority (London, UK), where he managed and provided leadership over departmental and enterprise GIS and environmental data and information management systems for the development, implementation and monitoring of the London Mayor’s Air Quality, Noise, Energy, Waste, Transport and Spatial Development Strategies, including the London Congestion Charge and the London Low Emission Zone Schemes.
Julius also worked (1992-2002) as a GIS Data & Information Coordinator and Strategy Officer with the London Boroughs of Camden (UK) and Ealing (UK), respectively. Prior to his career in the UK, Julius worked (1992-1995) as a Geologist at the Ingulets Iron Ore Mining & Enrichment Works, Krivoy Rog, Ukraine.
Julius holds two MSc degrees (both with Distinctions) in Environmental & Earth Resources Management (2001, UK) and Geology & Exploration for Mineral Deposits (1992, Ukraine). Julius is very proficient in spoken and written Russian.