Andries Michiel  Heyns

Andries Michiel Heyns


Andries Heyns is a geospatial consultant with the Pakistan transport team of the World Bank, with a focus on rural accessibility modelling.  Outside of the World Bank, Andries works as a GIS specialist for Doctors Without Borders, responding to emergencies in areas suffering from conflict, natural disasters, and disease outbreaks.  In his previous endeavours, Andries worked as a radar software engineer in South Africa, English teacher in South Korea and Reunion Island, and completed three postdoctoral research positions in South Africa, the United States, and Finland, He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering with Computer Science, a Master's Degree in Applied Mathematics, and a Doctorate in Operations Research with a focus on multi-objective geospatial facility location - all obtained from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa.