Simon Rogers is editor of the guardian.co.uk/data, www.twitter.com/datastore, an online data resource which publishes hundreds of raw datasets and encourages its users to visualise and analyse them.

 

He is also a news editor on the Guardian, working with the graphics team to visualise and interpret huge datasets. He was closely involved in the Guardian's exercise to crowdsource 450,000 MP expenses records and the organisation's coverage of the Afghanistan and Iraq Wikileaks war logs.

 

He has edited two Guardian books and, in 2010, received a special commendation from the Royal Statistical Society in its awards for journalistic excellence.

 

His Factfile UK series of supplements won a silver at the Malofiej 2011 infographics award and the Datablog won the Newspaper Awards prize for Best Use of New Media, 2011. In 2011, Simon was named Best UK Internet Journalist by the Oxford Internet Institute, Oxford University.