Picture of Edward Crowley wearing a orange jacket standing in front of sake barrels

Hi, I’m Ed.

Born and raised in the U.K, currently based in Tokyo. I’ve been a User researcher for 5+years, working at agencies, startups and the U.K’s Government Digital service.

Most recently I was the first full time researcher at the Wellcome Trust before I left to cycle the length of Japan.

I love research, because it lets me learn new things, meet new people, and make things better.

Helping teams understand audiences and define problems is what I’m most interested in.

I have extensive experience working as part of an established research practice and embedding a new research practice within teams and organisations. 

When I’m not at work, I love dancing and cooking (sometimes at the same time). I’ve also been doing yoga for the last ten years, which helps with all the cycling I do. 

Some facts about me

  1. If you work with me, you will most likely see me dancing at my desk, probably to disco
  2. I have an above average knowledge of different types of cheese
  3. I’m really into cooking. Make my own sausages and miso levels of into cooking
  4. I really like wearing the colour orange
  5. I am extremely competitive when it comes to pub quizzes