Agriculture, Enviroment, Pollution and Climate, Forestry,
Imagen Consulting Limited was formed in 2002 to establish the combined consultant engineering skills base of Peter Sheppard and Douglas Lawrence. Dr Alois Hungwe Eng. and John Hart are associates. Alan Royston joined Imagen in 2010 with Nicky Gripper joining in 2012. The main activities of the company are related to the engineering components of development projects, primarily agricultural, and the associated surveys on water resources and soils mapping. Remote sensing and GIS technologies are applied extensively to a variety of remote projects which are devoid of any existing mapping data.
Forest Sense cc has been registered as separate entity in August 2011 as it was previously a branch of MST (branch Forestry Geoinformatics) since 1997. Forest Sense bases its service offering on the skills of its director, Wolfgang Luck, the former Technology Manager at the Earth Observation Centre of the South African National Space Agency (SANSA). The company therefore has a long expertise in forestry with special reference to the indigenous forests of South Africa and Remote Sensing.