ECPC Sub-groups

Career Development

To raise awareness of the different publishing functions and wealth of opportunities open to early career publishing professionals.

To provide resources to early career publishers to assist them in navigating their way through the various publishing roles available; and HR professionals to provide career advice to those deciding on their career path.

To advocate for diversity and inclusion within the publishing industry.

Rebecca Ratty, Springer Nature (Chair)
David Thew, David Thew Associates
Fiona Counsell, Taylor & Francis
Paula Kent, Institute of Physics
Rebecca Youé, BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT

Outreach

Acts as the communications arm of the STM ECPC, including leading its social media presence
Leads efforts to raise the profile of the ECPC, its priorities, and activities
Supports the other sub-committees with their outreach activities
Organises events and activities designed to help the ECPC achieve its priorities

Sara Bosshart, IWA Publishing
Fiona Counsell, Taylor & Francis (Chair)
Alice Hall, CSIRO
Francesca Lake, Future Science Group
Maggie Simmons, GeoScienceWorld

Mentoring

To facilitate the sharing of knowledge, expertise, skills, insights and experiences through the annual STM ECPC cross-company international mentoring programme, which pairs up individuals in STM member organisations to support professional development and career goals across all levels of seniority.

Sara Bosshart, IWA Publishing (Chair)
Rachel Moriarty, Springer Nature
Maggie Simmons, GeoScienceWorld
Rose Worrell, Taylor & Francis

Graduate Publishing

To take the actions of the wider STM ECPC and ensure they are relevant to and discoverable by graduates. To engage with graduates, and appropriate academic institutions / publishing groups, to raise their awareness of STM publishing as a career option.

Francesca Lake, Future Science Group (Chair)
Jason Mitchell, Elsevier
Priya Mistry, Springer Nature
Rachel Moriarty, Springer Nature
Rebecca Ratty, Springer Nature
Freddy White, Institute of Physics