I’m a journalist with two decades’ experience. Currently, I’m the opinion editor at Research Professional News, where I commission and write articles on policy, funding and politics in the worlds of research and academia.
Before that, I was a freelance science writer. I wrote two books—one of them free to download here—along with features, reviews and news for publications on both sides of the Atlantic. I wrote mainly about evolution, ecology and conservation.
Before that, I worked for the science journal Nature as a reporter and (before that) subeditor.
Before that, I did a PhD in evolutionary biology.
I live in London.