Matt Higgins


Matt Higgins Matt Higgins, PSM, is President of the International Global Navigation Satellite Systems (IGNSS) Association, a not-for-profit association based in Australia. He is also an Assistant Director Space Technology in the Australian Space Agency's Office of the CTO as the subject matter expert on Positioning, Navigation, and Timing.

From 2007 to 2010, Higgins was a Vice President of the International Federation of Surveyors (FIG) and its representative on the International Committee on GNSS, where he co-chaired Working Group D on Reference Frame, Timing and Applications. Matt is also an Honorary Fellow of the Geospatial Council of Australia.

In the 2023 King's Birthday Honours List, Matt was awarded the Public Service Medal within the Australian honours system for "outstanding public service to Queensland with international impact in the fields of surveying, geodesy and spatial sciences."

Higgins holds Bachelor and Master Degrees in Surveying.

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