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Johnnie Shannon - Certified ERDAS trainerJohnnie Shannon - Certified ERDAS IMAGINE Trainer

Johnnie is Sterling Geo’s Senior Geospatial Software Engineer, specialising in ERDAS desktop products. Although originally trained as a geologist, his speciality now lies in remote sensing and image processing. Aside from training, he also provides technical support, workflow design and consultancy to our clients. 

As a certified ERDAS IMAGINE trainer, Johnnie delivers expert training to clients across the UK and further afield.  With 25 years’ experience, you can be confident Johnnie will provide engaging and informative training, fully exploring your needs and tightening your workflows to ensure maximum efficiency from both your staff and software.


Emily Winter - Certified ERDAS IMAGINE instructorEmily Winter - Certified ERDAS IMAGINE Trainer

Emily is a Geospatial Support Engineer at Sterling Geo. Emily has an extensive knowledge of ERDAS IMAGINE, which she works with on a daily basis, providing technical support for our customers and developing our Spatial Modeler library. Emily also processes lots of UAV imagery and worked with Hexagon Geospatial to develop the green space analyser for Milton Keynes.

As Emily already produces informative and engaging software tips for our newsletter, we are sure our customers will find her training courses just as stimulating. Emily’s software tips can be found on our YouTube Channel.


Gavin Park - Certified FME TrainerGavin Park - Certified FME Trainer and Professional




Gavin is Sterling Geo's Geospatial Solutions Engineer, with specialist skills in FME, data management and enterprise solutions. As well as training, Gavin provides design, technical support and consultancy to our clients. This includes bespoke web portal design that allows easy access to data from anywhere with an internet connection.

His status as a certified FME trainer allows him to deliver expert training to clients across the world. Gavin’s 15 years’ experience of system design, development and implementation, along with his proven record of delivering the highest quality training has gained him accreditation as a Certified FME Professional.


Clare Easton - Certified FME Trainer

Clare Easton - Certified FME Trainer 




Clare is an experienced Geospatial Software Engineer at Sterling Geo with specialist knowledge in server technologies and GIS. Originally trained as an Oceanographer, she has 10 years’ experience in the geospatial industry, supporting customers with the FME and Hexagon Geospatial/ERDAS product portfolio, including cloud-based software packages, such as ERDAS APOLLO and the Geospatial portal. 

Clare gained experience of FME whilst using it during one of the UK’s largest geospatial deployments within Anglian Water. She now has a broad knowledge of FME software, enabling her to run comprehensive courses; ensuring clients receive the best possible training. 

For more information, please email training@sterlinggeo.com or call us on 0800 912 0988.