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.

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


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
Charlotte Bruce, Wiley
Fiona Counsell, Taylor & Francis (Chair)
Alice Hall, CSIRO
Francesca Lake, Future Science Group
Maggie Simmons, GeoScienceWorld


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)
Annie Harvey, Cambridge University Press
Rachel Moriarty, Springer Nature
Maggie Simmons, GeoScienceWorld
Bailey Young, 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)
Kerys Martin, Wiley
Jason Mitchell, Elsevier
Rachel Moriarty, Springer Nature
Rebecca Ratty, Springer Nature
Bailey Young, Taylor & Francis