About Brexit Mapping
Who are the people behind the Brexit maps?
The maps are on tour! Next stop: Essex University, 1st August 2018
Brexit Mapping is a joint initiative of EU Affairs Consultant Sietske de Groot and Information Designer Maxwell Roberts. The Brexit maps were first exhibited at the May 2018 Going Global show.
Sietske de Groot is an experienced EU specialist and helps businesses to adapt to the changing commercial environment for when the UK leaves the EU. She has longstanding experience in advising firms on EU regulation and accessing overseas markets. She is founder of TradePeers Ltd, a market access consultancy for SMEs.
Dr Maxwell Roberts is a psychologist who studies human reasoning and intelligence, and specialises in information design. He teaches at the University of Essex and is the world’s leading specialist in schematic map design. Max advises on transit map usability and designs maps himself. See his work at Tube Map Central.
Take me to the Brexit Maps
“It was a meeting of minds. Sietske is looking for ways of explaining Brexit in engaging, visual ways; I want to experiment with applying information design principles in other ways than schematic maps and signage”