Maarten Lambrechts is a data journalist, data designer and visualization consultant. After graduating as a Master in Bio-engineering and spending some years working as an engineer and economist in Belgium and Latin America, he turned to journalism. He started experimenting with data journalism and data visualization at MO* magazine and was later hired as a data and multimedia journalist by Mediafin, the publisher of Belgian newspapers De Tijd and L’Echo.
Maarten is now a freelance data visualization designer, trainer and keynote speaker. His work is featured in some of the reference books in the field, was shortlisted in various visualization competitions and even won some awards.