Director of UXLabs, a research and design consultancy specialising in complex search and information access applications. Before founding UXLabs Tony was Manager of User Experience at Endeca and editor of the Endeca UI Design Pattern Library, an online resource dedicated to best practice in the design of search and discovery experiences. Prior to this Tony was technical lead at Reuters, specialising in advanced user interfaces for information access and search. And before Reuters Tony was R&D group manager at Canon Research Centre Europe, where he led a team developing next generation information access products and services. Earlier professional experience includes a Royal Academy of Engineering fellowship at HP Labs and a Short-term Research Fellowship at BT Labs.
Tony's academic qualifications include a PhD in human-computer interaction, an MSc in cognitive psychology and a first degree in engineering, majoring in human factors. He also holds the position of Honorary Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Interactive Systems Research, City University, London and is currently vice-chair of the BCS Information Retrieval group and chair of the IEHF Human-Computer Interaction group.