Meet our team

Beyond Words are creative pioneers in data visualisation and information design.

We are a multi-disciplinary team of journalists, researchers, designers and developers. We’ve been making data visualizations for the past decade and creating stories that connect with people for more than 20 years.

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Chris Hankins

Head of user experience

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David Merson

Senior Project Manager

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Ella Hollowood

Data Editor

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Isabel Beard


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Jamie Gilman


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Jonathan Crocker


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Michael Brenner

Design director

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Scott Reilly