Head of Development

Louise joined mySociety as a developer in February 2007.

These days she concentrates mainly on Alaveteli, though she’s also been involved in TheyWorkForYou and WriteToThem, and was the main coder behind our foray into fixing public transport.

Before joining mySociety, Louise worked in various places including startups, academia, biotechnology and Parliament.

She lives in London and once spent several weeks carving an enormous stone head. She also enjoys cooking, art and science fiction.

Louise is fluent in: Python, Django, Ruby, Ruby on Rails, and Javascript, with a bit of Perl, PHP and Java on the side.