Nicola Jones

Head of Publishing, SDGs, Springer Nature
  • Springer Nature
  • United Kingdom
James Butcher

VP Journals, Nature Research & BMC, Springer Nature

I am responsible for a team of ~500 editors, journalists and publishers working on the Nature Research and BMC-branded journals. This portfolio includes: Nature, the Nature research journals, the Nature Reviews journals, Nature Communications, the Communications journals, the npjs, Scientific Reports, and the BMC-branded journals. I started my career in STM publishing in 2000 when I joined The Lancet as a Senior Editor. A year later I was appointed launch Editor of The Lancet Neurology. After a brief period at PLoS Medicine, I rejoined The Lancet as Executive Editor where I was a member of the peer-review and leader-writing teams until 2008, when I joined Nature Publishing Group. My PhD in neurophysiology awarded by The University of Bristol, UK.