Rachel Andrew lives in Bristol, England. She is editor-in-chief of Smashing Magazine, and one half of the company behind Perch CMS and Notist. She is a member of the CSS Working Group representing Fronteers, where she edits the Multicol and Page Floats specifications.

Rachel has been working on the web since 1996, and writing about the web for almost as long. She is the author or co-author of 22 books, including The New CSS Layout, and a regular contributor to a number of publications both on and offline. She is also a frequent speaker at web development and design events.

Rachel is a keen distance runner and likes to encourage people to come for a run when attending conferences, with varying degrees of success. She is a student pilot and aviation geek, and currently studying for her Masters in International Journalism. You can find her on Twitter as @rachelandrew or her blog at rachelandrew.co.uk