Hello, I’m Crispin Read

I am a consultant in user driven development and open source technologies with nearly 20 years experience of working with well known organisations and brands.

Digital Strategy

Digital Strategy



Open Source

Open Source


I take a pragmatic approach to development, work with agile methodologies and focus on delivering against measurable objectives. This generates great returns on investment for my clients and the organisations they represent. My client base is UK-wide and I regularly represent clients in London, Leeds and Manchester.

0113 403 2137

If you are interested in exploring how we could work together to address your business needs please get in touch on the number above, by using the contact form below or via LinkedIn, Twitter or Google+.

What can I do for you?

I have extensive experience in a number of key service areas – from strategic planning through to research and development and testing and auditing.

Some of the most popular ways in which I can bring measurable benefit to your project are listed below.

Interested in exploring how UX or open source technology can achieve your business objectives?

let's work together
  • Really understood our needs and objectives as a business, good communicator with a great deal of knowledge of the digital sphere, I'd definitely recommend him.

    Anthony Roberts, Nationwide
  • For creative thinking, an innovative approach to online communications and an in-depth understanding of clients and their requirements, Crispin is my first port of call.

    Karyn Fleeting, Head of Organic Content at MediaCom
  • Very clear at explaining each step of the process. He was also very quick. A wonderful man, very personable and trustworthy. I would highly recommend him.

    Karen Mannion
  • Crispin knows his digital stuff. He's creative but can also deal with business as usual quickly and efficiently. He wears a tie when you least expect it.

    Andy Bailey, Head of Publishing and Creative Services at Ofcom
  • Crispin is an insightful and user-focussed digital strategist and a good communicator. He was a real delight to work with.

    James Small, Senior Digital Manager at Relate
  • Objective

    Pragmatic approach focused on realising measureable business objectives

  • User focused

    Determined to provide the very best user experience possible

  • Agile

    Committed to iterative processes reliant on testing and test data