Professor Jonathan Hassell

Jonathan Hassell

Professor Jonathan Hassell

Accessibility Director - Open Inclusion

Prof. Hassell leads Open Inclusions’ digital accessibility consultancy team, providing accessibility research and solutions to organisations globally. He is a thought leader in inclusion, with over 17 years experience of helping digital production teams become competent, confident and efficient in delivering accessibility, and sharing best practice at international conferences. He is the lead author of BS 8878 and the forthcoming ISO 130071-1 – the international Standards on embedding accessibility within organisations’ business-as-usual processes. He is the Former Head of Usability & Accessibility, BBC Future Media where he combined usability and accessibility disciplines to support user-centred-design across web, mobile and IPTV. He has won awards for managing accessibility innovation projects including: the personalisation tool MyDisplay, the accessibility features of BBC iPlayer, and the accessibility information site My Web, My Way.

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