Meet our Beautiful Team!

David McCandless

David McCandless

Founder

Information is Beautiful founder. Writer, designer, creative director, artist & entrepreneur living in London.
Paul Barton

Paul Barton

VizSweet Developer

Paul is a full-stack developer who specialises in PHP and JavaScript. His skills range from developing bells-and-whistles interactive data visualisations to defining APIs, delving into databases and hitting AWS with a hammer. Outside work he can often be found playing baseball, Rocket League, or running away from spiders.
Fabio Bergamaschi

Fabio Bergamaschi

Designer, Developer

Based in Italy. Trained designer, self-taught coder. When not working for IIB, can be found teaching at a design school, consulting for a company or putting together a personal dataviz…or maybe at the espresso machine. Favorite weapons: creative thinking, illustrator & D3.
Tom Evans

Tom Evans

VizSweet Technical Director

Tom is an all-round creative technologist with over a decade of experience in digital, doing everything from coding to pitch-writing, concept development and UX. He loves building nice things with just that little extra bit of polish to make people smile.
Duncan Geere

Duncan Geere

Senior Editor

Duncan is a journalist and editor with a strong scientific background and more than ten years of experience. Based in Gothenburg on the west coast of Sweden, he joined Information is Beautiful at the start of 2019.
Ruth Jobey

Ruth Jobey

PA to David

Ruth has worked for over 20 years in the creative industries, developing a wide range of skills and experience as a PA, project manager and administrator.In 2012 Ruth was delighted to be asked to join the IIB team as David's PA, a beautiful role she has loved ever since.
Omid Kashan

Omid Kashan

Creative Developer, Designer

Living in Manchester, Omid has been part of the IIB team since entering the first edition of the Information is Beautiful Awards in 2012. He's into good design, great UX and his interests include space travel, the universe and train times, with a sideline in making stupid internet games.
Dr Stephanie Starling

Dr Stephanie Starling

Researcher

Stephanie has collected & curated data for IIB since 2015. She has recently completed an AHRC-funded PhD in Women’s Studies, with a focus on social justice & feminist research methodologies. Stephanie is an ardent animal lover, & occasionally moonlights in pet & equine photography.
Kathryn Ruch

Kathryn Ruch

Art Director, Researcher

Kathryn has worked at IIB since 2011, art-directing the book Knowledge is Beautiful and advising and researching on multiple projects since. Her background in is psychology, philosophy, social affairs and activism.