Our team


Jackson Howarth

Jackson leads on the editorial development and production of articles in IFLA!. He also works as a climate and environmental writer, with a special focus on energy.

Art Editor / Creative Director

Nina Carter

Nina co-founded IFLA!, leading our image, illustration and creative direction. She is an illustrator and educator, working with students and non-students. Her research focus is illustration and visual storytelling in climate.

Design Lead / Creative Director

Matthew Lewis

Matthew co-founded IFLA!, leading our graphic design and creative direction. He also works on other climate projects as part of his independent practice as a graphic designer and illustrator.

Audio and Editorial

Hiren Parmar

Hiren develops our audio and sound work, as well as contributing to the editorial direction of the project. He is also a filmmaker and producer.


Kimiya Qadri

Previously a community project manager, Kimiya's committed to community building and sustainability; connecting creatives, art facilitators and investors to develop meaningful campaigns.

Social Media

Holly O'Neil

Holly works on all aspects of our digital content creation. She is an anthropologist-artist who aims to weave engaging stories that explore the intersections of science, art, and anthropology.

Editorial panel

Eleanor Leydon

Eleanor has been an IFLA! editor since Issue 1. She is also a barrister practising public and environmental law.

Zainab Mahmood

Zainab writes for online and print publications about the intersections between fashion, faith, climate and capitalism. She is particularly interested in teachings and practices of environmentalism in Islam and Pakistani culture.

Katie Urquhart

Katie works in non-fiction publishing in an editorial role. She focuses on books about history, politics and environmental issues.

Elspeth Wilson

Elspeth is a writer and poet who is interested in exploring the possibilities and limitations of the body and how our identity impacts our relationship with the environment. Her nature writing has been shortlisted for Canongate’s Nan Shepherd Prize and Penguin’s Write Now scheme.

Eleanor Warr

Ellie is a theatre director based in Birmingham, Regional Associate Schools Manager at the Royal Shakespeare Company and is an experienced facilitator working with young people and communities. Ellie is committed to making theatre more sustainable and is a Sustainability Champion trialling the Theatre Green Book guidance.

Advisory board

Coming in 2024.