AAM, a Woolpert Company, Selects Francisco Urbina to Lead Government Geospatial Solutions in Asia-Pacific

SYDNEY, Australia (March 3, 2023) — Celebrated GIS professional Francisco Urbina has joined AAM, a Woolpert Company, as market director, government. Urbina will lead the delivery of government geospatial solutions across the Asia-Pacific region. Bringing more than 20 years of experience to the role, Urbina’s background in building and growing business development extends to the public sector, and includes the engineering, insurance, banking, commercial property, and utilities markets.

Francisco Urbina

Heading national accounts in the region, Urbina will help drive growth and generate opportunities for government clients. These include leveraging the deep foundational spatial data expertise of AAM to help clients develop and implement transformative mapping systems and solutions, employ GIS and geospatial data for evidence-based decision-making, and implement interdisciplinary digital twin solutions.

Urbina said he was eager to apply his full-service spatial transformation skills to his new role.

“I appreciate the opportunity to work with trusted geospatial innovators AAM and Woolpert, who deliver a broad range of spatial insights to support informed decisions at all levels of government,” Urbina said. "I’m very passionate about making sure communities benefit from high-quality geospatial data, services, and software. I look forward to collaborating with clients, partners, and my new colleagues across the Asia-Pacific.”

AAM Sales Manager Daniel Kruimel said governments have been steadily integrating geospatial data into operations, and Urbina’s appointment and capabilities will accelerate the trend in the region.

“Many of our best projects are a result of combining our full geospatial expertise in aerial mapping, land surveying, and GIS,” Kruimel said. “We are very excited to bring Cisco on board. His extensive industry experience, thought leadership, and end-to-end geospatial capabilities will augment AAM’s ability to deliver leading solutions for our government clients.”

About AAM, a Woolpert Company
A long-standing industry leader in mapping and surveying, Woolpert has built and vetted a global network of geospatial specialists. In 2021, Woolpert acquired leading Asia-Pacific geospatial and surveying firm AAM to combine strengths and support of services across the region. In addition to geospatial services, Woolpert is an architecture, engineering, and strategic consulting firm that innovates within and across markets to effectively serve public, private and government clients worldwide. An ENR Top 150 Global Design Firm, Woolpert earned six-straight Great Place to Work certifications, and actively nurtures a culture of growth, inclusion, diversity, and respect. The firm was founded in Dayton, Ohio, in 1911 and has been America’s fastest-growing architecture, engineering, and geospatial firm since 2015. Woolpert has over 2,000 employees and more than 60 offices on five continents. For more, visit