Ed Gerstner / 印格致

Ed is the Director of Research Environment Alliances at Springer Nature.

He has over 20 years of scholarly publishing experience with Springer Nature, including 11 years as a journal editor, with stints at Nature, Nature Materials, Nature Physics, and Nature Communications.

From 2012 to 2018, he helped found and build Nature's first mainland China office in Shanghai.

From 2019 to 2022, he was the Director of Journal Policy & Strategy and was responsible for the development and implementation of policy and strategy across the entire Springer Nature journal portfolio.  And in his current role, he is responsible for building alliances with research institutions and community organisations working to improve the way research is done.