Stephanie Hankey
Co-Founder and Executive Director

Stephanie has worked to strengthen information activism and reduce limits to freedom and expression online since 1998. Stephanie previously worked with the the Open Society Institute establishing their Technology Support for Civil Society Program, before co-founding Tactical Tech in 2003 and Tactical Studios in 2011.

Stephanie has a background in information design, was editor-in-chief of Pulp magazine and worked as a creative director and producer for a number of London-based multimedia companies. She has a Masters in Information and Interaction Design from the Royal College of Art London, and a certificate in Campaigning and Lobbying from NCVO. Stephanie is currently developing Tactical Tech's work on influence and visual persuasion and leading its new initiative on data shadows and political engagement.