About the Editors
Chief Editor: Stephen Davey, PhD ORCiD
After working on Nature Chemistry since April 2008, first as an associate and then senior editor, Stephen made the move to Nature Reviews Chemistry in early 2016. During his PhD at the University of Sheffield, and later at Imperial College London, he focused on organic synthesis and catalysis working on chiral nucleophilic organocatalysis. In 2004, he moved to Rijkuniversiteit Groningen in the Netherlands, investigating the synthesis and applications of light-driven molecular motors. In 2006, he joined the Royal Society of Chemistry as assistant editor of Lab on a Chip and the Journal of Environmental Monitoring. He is the launch editor of Nature Reviews Chemistry. Among other topics, Stephen handles content in organic chemistry, synthesis and catalysis, nanotechnology and analytical chemistry. Stephen is based in London, UK.
Senior Editor: Gabriella Graziano, PhD ORCiD
Gabriella received her master degree in chemistry from Universitá degli studi di Bari Aldo Moro with a thesis on the interactions between nanomaterials and intramembrane proteins. She then moved to University College London where she obtained her PhD in computational chemistry, focusing on the role of van der Waals interactions and nuclear quantum effects in layered materials. After a brief stay at the University of Cambridge, she returned to UCL, this time to the Earth Sciences department, where she performed computational studies of the melting processes of silicates and metal oxides under extreme conditions. Gabriella joined Springer Nature in June 2016 for the launch of Nature Reviews Chemistry. Among other topics, Gabriella handles content in physical chemistry, theory and computation, and materials chemistry. Gabriella is based in London, UK.
Senior Editor: David Schilter, PhD ORCiD
David was educated at The University of Sydney, where he completed B.Sc.(Hons) and Ph.D. degrees in 2004 and 2009, respectively. These studies were followed by postdoctoral work at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2009-2014) and at the Institute for Basic Science - Center for Multidimensional Carbon Materials at Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (2014-2016), with his research spanning inorganic, organometallic and materials chemistry. David joined Springer Nature in August 2016 for the launch of Nature Reviews Chemistry. David handles content on diverse topics that include inorganic, organic and materials chemistry. David is based in London, UK.
Associate Editor: Colette Whitfield, PhD ORCiD
Colette completed her PhD at Newcastle University establishing protocols for the synthesis of chemically-modified long DNA. She then conducted a research visit at Hokkaido University where she continued her interest in DNA nanotechnology, focusing in 3D DNA patterning. This was followed by postdoctoral research at Newcastle University establishing cell-free protein synthesis in hydrogels to develop stimuli-responsive materials. She continued her postdoctoral research at the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research where she employed DNA origami to afford specific attachment chemistry for cellular targeting and function. Colette joined Springer Nature in June 2021. Colette handles content in biochemistry, biomaterials and nanotechnology. Colette is based in London, UK.
Art Editor: Carl Conway
Production Editor: Fleur Stevens
Sub Editor: Chika Chima
Editorial Assistant: Shona Leo
Cross-Journal Editors: Katharine Wrighton (Team Leader), Claire Ashworth, Caroline Barranco, Rebecca Kelsey, Isobel Leake, Grant Otto, Joseph Willson (Seniors), Timothy Thomas (Locum Associate)
Managing Editor: Liesbet Lieben
Editorial Administration Manager: Georgina Moffat
Managing Production Editor: Jenna Johnston
Head of Copy Editing: Paul Fletcher
Head of Office Administration: Laura Lee
Head of Production: Derna Brown
Art Director: Samantha Whitham
Creative Director: Kelly Krause
Editorial Director: Mina Razzak
VP Editorial, Nature Journals: Ritu Dhand
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VP Nature Research & BMC: James Butcher
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Editor-in-Chief, Nature Journals: Magdalena Skipper