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Narelle Underwood is the Surveyor General of NSW, a major role within State Government responsible for the leadership and regulation of the land and mining surveying profession and plays a key advocacy role in the geospatial industry. She is the president of the Board of Surveying and Spatial Information (BOSSI), Chair of the Geographical Names Board (GNB), the Surveying and Mapping Industry Council (SMIC) and the NSW Surveying Taskforce. Narelle is a strong advocate within the surveying and geospatial industry, particularly for its future development as it intersects with innovation and emerging technologies.
In December 2018 Narelle was announced as one of 60 Superstars of STEM, a program run by Science and Technology Australia to smash society’s gender assumptions about scientists and increase the public visibility of women in STEM
In 2018 Narelle was listed in the inaugural NSW Top 50 Public Sector Women and was awarded the 2017 UNSW Maria Skyllas-Kazacos Young Professional Award for Outstanding Achievement.