Gillian McCarthy

Gillian has worked with the McGuinness Institute since late 2010. She was a designer at StrategyNZ in March 2011, and was the lead designer at the EmpowerNZ workshop in August 2012. She specialises in human-centered design, communication design and cognitive ergonomics, and is planning to start a Masters in Human Factors in late 2013.

Angus McBryde

Angus has worked with the McGuinness Institute since 2011. He was part of the StrategyNZ design team, which put together Report 12, the StrategyNZ workbook, and were embedded in working groups during the event. He has since co-founded Foundry, a digitally distributed, non-profit music publication, and is currently working as a freelance designer in Dunedin.

Kieran Stowers

Kieran Stowers is about to begin his Masters in graphic design at Massey University College of Creative Arts in Wellington, specialising in print design, branding and marketing. In 2011, he lead a team that developed ‘On the Fence‘, an interactive web tool that encouraged youth engagement with the 2011 New Zealand General Election. Kieran was also a participant at the EmpowerNZ workshop in August 2012. See Keiran’s presentation at the EmpowerNZ finale on the importance of visual communication here.