About Us

Dr Daniel McGowan, PhD Molecular Neuroscience, was an Associate Editor of Nature Reviews Neuroscience, before joining the Edanz Group in 2006. Prior to working in the publishing industry, Dr McGowan was a Senior Scientist at the University of Cambridge, UK and a Marie Curie Research Fellow at the Babraham Institute, also in Cambridge. He has more than ten years of post-doctoral and post-graduate laboratory experience in the areas of neurodegenerative diseases, molecular and cellular biology, protein biochemistry, proteomics and genomics. 

Daniel is a member of ISMPP and is a Certified Medical Publications Professional.

Dr Ruth Tunn has a background in the biomedical sciences and is experienced in a wide range of molecular biology techniques, including protein expression and analysis, stem cell culture, and quantitative reverse transcription PCR. During her PhD, Ruth worked as a graduate teaching assistant and tutor for the preclinical medical degree program at the University of Oxford. After graduating, she obtained a Postgraduate Certificate of Education from Edge Hill University, specializing in mathematics.

Ruth co-authored several papers on topics related to her PhD research, which were published in international journals, including the Journal of Biological Chemistry, Endocrinology, and Molecular and Cellular Biology. She is a Board-certified Editor in the Life Sciences and a Professional Member of the Society for Editors and Proofreaders (SfEP).

Gareth is a prolific scientific author who has published more than 280 articles in peer-reviewed journals over the last 20 years, including in Nature, Science, Proceedings of the National Academy (USA) and other high-profile outlets. His research has been widely covered in the media and he is often invited to present talks and lead workshops around the world, most recently in Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, China, Colombia, Spain, Hungary, Romania, and Slovakia. Workshops in China run by Gareth in 2019 were attended by more than 5,000 colleagues. He has written numerous news and other popular articles including in Scientific American, New Scientist, and Nature and is a regular contributor to The Conversation (scientific news website). He manages the Taylor & Francis journal Historical Biology as Editor-in-Chief. Gareth has mentored students at all levels (Masters, PhD, Adult Education) and has developed a large range of in-class teaching techniques. He has worked in the USA, Ireland, and the UK, including for more than 20 years as a full-time University academic (University College Dublin, National Oceanography Centre University of Southampton). Gareth is uniquely positioned to teach and advise with authority on all aspects of the scientific publishing process, grant writing, and personal development as he is an experienced researcher, reviewer, editor, and journal manager with a strong background in technical and popular writing. He is accredited as a course leader and teacher by the Higher Education Authority (HEA) in the UK as well as by the Irish HEA. https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Gareth_Dyke https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=7hNzBe8AAAAJ&hl=en http://zoology.unideb.hu/people/Gareth_Dyke

Dr Geraldine Echue graduated from the University of Bristol in 2012 with a PhD in Chemistry. After graduating, she spent several years as a Higher Education Policy Officer for the government of the United Kingdom. Her roles involved leading the auditing process to verify research outputs and enable grant awards for 154 academic institutions in the UK. She was also involved in creating policy research outputs that led to the first national study in England on learning gain in higher education, involving 70 universities and colleges and collaborative research partners in the USA. After this, Geraldine was awarded a 2-year JSPS fellowship to carry out postdoctoral research on new nanomaterials at the National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) in Tsukuba, Japan. Geraldine has been published in a number of highly regarded international journals including Chemistry — A European Journal and Langmuir. 

Geraldine joined Edanz Group in 2018 as a Senior Science Editor and Research Consultant.

Dr Amin Yousefi-Sahzabi works for Edanz as a scientific publication expert, research consultant, and education team leader. He completed his PhD in geo-environmental sciences at Kyushu University in 2012 with full support from a Japanese Government doctoral scholarship (MEXT). He was a visiting PhD student at the University of Alberta in Canada in 2011. Before joining Edanz, Amin was an assistant professor of environmental studies at Kyushu University. He has published in reputed international journals with high impact factors, such as Renewable and Sustainable Energy Review, Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, and the Journal of Cleaner Production.

Amin is an editorial board member of the Electronic Green Journal published by the University of California (UCLA).

Ms Lilly Gray graduated from Hollins University with a degree in Communication Studies. Lilly has written for online and print publications and edited content including presentations, personal essays, and research papers. Lilly is a member of the Edanz live education team and uses her experience in English instruction to assist early and mid-career researchers in writing high-quality English manuscripts.

Lilly is a Board-certified Editor in the Life Sciences and a Professional Member of the Society for Editors and Proofreaders (SfEP).

Mr Luke Kenyon graduated with a BA (Hons) in English and Creative Writing from the University of Bolton in 2002. He moved to Japan in 2004, and spent 9 years teaching a wide range of focused English curricula to non-native speakers, awakening an interest in copy editing and the STM industry. Luke joined Edanz Group in 2013, where he applies his knowledge of the writing process, his love of language, and his attention to detail in his role as Quality Control Manager.

Luke is a Board-certified Editor in the Life Sciences.

Mr Scott McCleary specializes in online instructional design for lifelong learning. He holds a Master’s degree in Education from the University of Southern Queensland with postgraduate certification in Education Technology.

Scott has developed and delivered training programs for more than 40 organizations worldwide in fields such as: medical/pharma (Merck, Pfizer,  Banyu, NCGM hospital), business & finance (Deutsche Bank, Skandia, LEC Tokyo), big tech (Sony, Toshiba, Hitachi, Mitsubishi), K-12 (Benesse, Ochanomizu Seminar) and higher education (Komazawa University, Gakushuin University, Asia University, Kaetsu University, and the Berlin School of Economics and Law).