Bachelor of Applied Science (Geomatics), RMIT Melbourne

Danesh is a Research Analyst working on applying mapping technologies to various Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) projects; and electoral systems research. After completing his Bachelor of Applied Science (Geomatics) with a First Class Honours at RMIT, Melbourne, he began his career producing maps for various Australian tourist publications before joining a software company where he worked with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for diverse business applications, and other asset management projects. Later he worked for one of the leading GPS companies in the world, TomTom. He returned to Malaysia in 2017 and served as a data analyst at INVOKE, an electoral data analytics firm, while also working on electoral reform activities via his NGO, Tindak Malaysia. He has spoken and written about open electoral data, re-delineation and Malaysian electoral issues in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur.


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Radio: ERC Proposes List of Electoral Reforms

September 1st, 2020|Multimedia|

Danesh Prakash Chacko, research analyast, speaks to BFM on his thoughts on the 49 recommendations presented by the Electoral Reforms Committee yesterday, including a separation of functions currently under the Election Commission.

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News & Op/Eds

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IMIA Melbourne Meetup

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