Amelia Bellamy-Royds is a freelance writer and web developer whose primary interest is scientific and technical communication, in words or in graphics. She is best known in web design circles for her work with SVG. In addition to explaining SVG and related web standards, she tries to make them better. Amelia is an Invited Expert on the W3C's SVG, ARIA, and CSS Working Groups.
Amelia's interest in SVG stems from work in data visualization, and builds upon the programming fundamentals she learned while earning a B.Sc. in bioinformatics. From there, she moved to work in science, health, and environment policy research, and then to a Master's degree in journalism.
Amelia currently lives in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.