Marianne Bouchart is a data journalist based in France. She is the manager of the Data Journalism Awards, a global data journalism competition organised by the Global Editors Network (GEN). She is also the founder and director of HEI-DA, a non profit organisation which promotes digital innovation and the future of data storytelling. Before launching HEI-DA, Marianne spent 10 years in London where she worked as a web producer, data journalism and graphics editor for Bloomberg News. She also created the Data Journalism Blog in 2011 and gives lectures at journalism schools, in the UK and in France.