Conor Ward

Head of UX & Design

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About Conor Ward

Conor is Head of UX & Design at British Gas, the UK’s biggest energy supplier serving around 11 million homes in the UK. 

He has 17+ years experience working in the creative industries and in the past he has worked for agencies & clients including Adobe, Canon, Cisco, DKNY, Engine, Freeview, FullSIX, Mastercard, Ogilvy One dnx, Sainsbury’s, Vodafone, Virgin etc… 

He currently runs a multidisciplinary UX & Design team of 20+ UX Unicorns (UX Designers who are square shaped “specialist-generalists”. That is: UI Designers, User Researchers, Usability Testers, Information Architects, Interaction Designers, Content Strategists etc.. all within a single UXD role - and as such are very impressive people). 

His passion is User Centred Design (UCD) and his current favourite UCD quote is “if you don’t talk to your users, how do you know how to talk to your users?”  

Conor is originally from Ireland, is an ex-professional musician and likes crisps just a bit too much.