- Editor-in-Chief, Nature Magazine, United Kingdom
BSc in Aeronautical Engineering, Univ. of Bristol, UK; MSc in Astrophysics, Univ. of London; PhD and postdoctoral research, Upper Atmospheric Physics, Univ. of Leicester, UK. Former Physical Sciences Editor, Nature; 1988, Founding Editor, Physics World, UK Institute of Physics. 1995, returned to Nature as Editor-in-Chief; concurrently, Editor-in-Chief, Nature Publishing Group, responsible for editorial content and management of Nature, and assuring the long-term quality of all Nature publications. Work with the UK Office of Science and Innovation, the European Commission and the US National Institutes of Health on issues relating to science and its impacts in society. Trustee, Cancer Research UK, and new mental health charity. Fellow: Royal Astronomical Society; Institute of Physics. Associate, Clare Hall, Cambridge Univ. Recipient of honours.