Stephen McCarthy

Stephen McCarthy

Head of Design

Government Digital Service UK

Government Digital Service UK

Stephen McCarthy is Head of Design for the UK's Government Digital Service (GDS). GDS creates user-centred products, guidance, tools and training that help teams around government to make better services. GDS designed GOV.UK, winner of Design of the Year and a D&AD black pencil.

Stephen also heads up the cross-government design community, where best practice is shared amongst designer's working in the UK's public sector.

Past Talks

Product Direction

In this session Stephen McCarthy looks at how he delivers user-centered products in the Government Digital Service in the UK.

Stephen McCarthy
Stephen McCarthy

Head of Design

Government Digital Service UK

Government Digital Service UK