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Uswitch's editorial team

Meet the team of expert writers and editors behind the content on Uswitch.

Articles written by our team

Since 2000, Uswitch has been helping consumers save money on their electricity, mobile phones and broadbands deals. 

Covering the latest news in energy, finance and technology, our team of expert writers bring their depth of knowledge and expertise to help you make empowered household decisions.

Ben Gallizzi

Ben Gallizzi

Senior Content Editor - Energy and Electric Vehicles

Ben specialises in home energy use and electric vehicles. For the past three years, he's been helping the nation make better energy decisions.

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Ben Smithson

Content Editor - Personal Finances

Ben worked with Uswitch until 2022. He has more than a decade of experience working in various areas of financial services, including insurance, legal and lending.

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Catherine Hiley

Senior Content Editor - Telecoms

Catherine's been writing about tech for over five years. She's our Senior Editor for all things telecoms and makes regular media appearances as a Uswitch spokesperson.

Claire Flynn

Claire Flynn

Senior Content Editor - Mortgages

Claire is a Uswitch spokesperson and is frequently featured in the press and national broadcasts across the UK. She is passionate about creating useful guides and tools to help you navigate the complicated world of mortgages.

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Ernest Doku

Head of Commercial - Broadband and Mobiles

For over 11 years, Ernest has been sharing his telecoms expertise as a Uswitch spokesperson. He also writes sector reports and mobile handset reviews.

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Florence Codjoe

Content Editor - Mortgages, Finance and Car Insurance

Florence wrote and edited personal finance content, including mortgages, credit cards, current accounts, ISAs and various types of insurance. She was also a car insurance spokesperson.

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James Andrews

Senior Content Editor - Personal Finance

James is an award-winning journalist and editor who has spent the past 15 years writing personal finance news, specialising in consumer rights, pensions, insurance, and property.

Kasey Cassells

Kasey Cassells

Senior Content Editor - Energy

Kasey started writing for Uswitch in 2014. She helps people better understand and save money on their gas and electricity bills. She's also a content editor for all things car insurance and personal finance.

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Leoni Moninska

Senior Content Marketing Executive - Car Insurance

For over two years, Leoni has been passionately creating car insurance and electric vehicles guides, studies and tools. Her focus is now predominantly eco led, including UK Net Zero.

Lucinda O'Brien

Lucinda O'Brien

Editor - Personal Finance

Lucinda has spent the past 10 years writing and editing content for regional and national titles, including The Mirror, WalesOnline and Manchester Evening News.

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Lucy Elizabeth Moffat

Senior Content Marketing Executive - Telecoms

Often working behind the scenes, Lucy has been helping create broadband and mobiles guides, studies and tools for Uswitch for over two years.

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Max Beckett

Content Editor - Telecoms

For three years, Max has been helping consumers save money and know their rights. He's often representing Uswitch as a spokesperson in mainstream, regional and trade publications.

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Nick Baker

Content Editor - Telecoms

For over three years, Nick has been a Uswitch content editor, covering all things broadband, TV, mobiles and gaming. He's also featured in many highly reputable media as a Uswitch spokesperson.

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Nisha Vaidya

Content Designer - Mortgages

Nisha is passionate about all things related to mortgages and homeownership. She writes handy guides, tools and product experiences to empower first time buyers and home movers.

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Ray Ali

Content Editor - Mobiles

Ray has worked in the mobile and tech space for over five years covering important consumer topics. He's frequently featured as a Uswitch commenter in the press and national broadcasts across the UK.

Meet our expert contributors

Beyond our dedicated team of in-house writers and editors, Uswitch works with a vast network of telecoms, energy and finance contributors.

All our contributing writers are respected industry experts in their field.

Byron Simpson

Byron Simpson

Gaming Expert Contributor

Byron is a lifelong gamer and specialises in reviewing gaming consoles, the latest video game releases, laptops and mobile phones.

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Carly Page

Tech Expert Contributor

Carly Page is a freelance technology journalist, editor and copywriter with more than a decade of experience in the industry.

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Chris Wheal

Finance Expert Contributor

Chris Wheal is an award-winning business and finance journalist. He's edited Insurance Times and worked for the 180-year old paper Post Magazine.

Joe McIndoe

Joe McIndoe

Mobiles Expert Contributor

Joe is a mobiles and technology freelancer. He specialises in writing accessibility tech guides and handset reviews for Uswitch.

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Joe Svetlik

Mobiles and Tech Expert Contributor

Since Joe started as a technology journalist over 20 years ago, he's covered every major product launch in consumer tech.

Rosario Blue gaming gaming expert contributor

Rosario Blue

Gaming Expert Contributor

Rosario Blue is a gaming, computer, and geek culture journalist. You can find her bylines everywhere, from TechRadar to the Bookseller.

Professor Sam Fankhauser

Sam Fankhauser

Net Zero Expert Contributor

Sam is a Professor of Climate Change Economics and Policy at the Smith School and the School of Geography and the Environment.

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Our editorial integrity

Uswitch is on a mission to empower consumers to make more confident home services, insurance and financial decisions. Our expert team of writers and editors create honest, impartial and factually correct content to equip you with the information you need to make the best decision for you.

Our editorial policy

Uswitch is dedicated to removing industry jargon from our content and having clear, accessible design for all to benefit from.

We're the only price comparison website to have been awarded the Internet Crystal Mark by the Plain English Campaign - an independent group working for plain English in public communication.

We have no hidden agenda. Our team of experts create transparent, unbiased content that is written with our audience in mind, not advertisers.

We're here to help everyone make more empowered decisions. Uswitch is committed to continually improving inclusion and ensuring our content accurately represents our audience on our pages.

We value your trust. That's why it is our mission to ensure all of our content is accurate, up-to-date and answers the questions you need to know to make better home services, insurance and financial decisions.

Our expertise and authority

Uswitch is registered with the Confidence Code, managed by the UK energy market regulator Ofgem. This voluntary code of practice ensures that all members present accurate and comprehensive information.

Uswitch is also authorised to help you compare money and insurance products by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), an independent watchdog set up by government to regulate financial services in the UK.

Additionally, all of our content is thoroughly researched, tested and reviewed by our contributors and writers who are respected industry experts in their field.

Every article is regularly fact-checked and edited by our experienced in-house editorial team to ensure accuracy.

Where relevant, detailed methodologies and sources are cited in the footnotes of our content.