Core team

Ricardo Lafuente

Local Group Lead

Ricardo co-founded and facilitates the activities of TransparĂȘncia Hackday Portugal, Portugal's open data collective.

Coming from a communications design background and an MA in Media Design, he has been busy developing tools and projects spanning the fields of typography, open data, information visualization and web technologies.

Ricardo co-founded the Porto office of Journalism++, the data-driven journalism agency, where he takes the role of designer and data architect along with Ana Isabel Carvalho. Ana and Ricardo also run the Manufactura Independente design research studio, focusing on libre culture and open design.