LANDGATE business consultant Peter Markham has been recognised for being one of WA’s leading business entrepreneurs under the age of 40.
Mr Markham received the commendation during Business News’ recent 40under40 awards ceremony at the Perth Convention Centre.
He was nominated by Landgate for leading the formation of earthmine Australia which has brought NASA technology to WA to provide local and state governments with better imagery tools to help them manage their assets.
Landgate chief executive Mike Bradford said the earthmine Australia joint venture was sparked by an idea presented to Landgate’s innovation team in 2011.
“Mr Markham turned this idea into a reality by successfully negotiating the joint venture on behalf of Landgate, conducting a financial analysis and developing the legal framework for the deal,” Mr Bradford said.
“While CEO of earthmine Australia, Mr Markham developed business processes and was responsible for improvements that have created a lean, efficient and innovative company.
“Mr Markham’s achievement in being named one of Western Australia’s 40under40 is recognition of Landgate’s expertise in innovation.
“Mr Markham’s work is furthering Midland’s reputation as a hub for location information and innovation.”