CEO & Editor
Rich has been a leading science and technology journalist in Europe for more than 30 years. As managing editor of The Wall Street Journal Europe from 1997 to 2003, he helped lead a redesign of the title in 2000. He co-founded Science|Business in 2004. He is also co-author of book with Yale/IBM "fractal" mathematician Benoit Mandelbrot: "The (mis)Behavior of Markets: A fractal view of risk, ruin & reward": Basic Books 2004. He is a graduate of Harvard, and a former Knight Fellow at MIT.
Duane is the Commercial Director of Science|Business. Previously he was head of corporate development for The Wall Street Journal, for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, where he developed a series of successful digital products. For 11 years, he was the Executive Director of the Minneapolis based not-for-profit ICE that combined ground-breaking technologies with music and performance. Duane was a fellowship student at the Royal Academy of Music in London, has a BA Magna Cum Laude from the University of the Pacific, and an MBA with Distinction from The Vlerick School of Management at KU Leuven where he has been a contributing member of the international steering committee.
Gail manages editorial content, research projects and the Academic Enterprise Awards Europe (ACES). A former bureau chief and senior European correspondent for Business Week magazine, Gail has reported on European technology, entrepreneurs and finance for more than 20 years from Germany, France, Spain and Italy. She joined the Paris-based Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in 2008 on a one-year project post as strategic communications manager in the Science, Technology and Industry directorate. An award-winning journalist, she holds degrees from Cornell University and Stanford University.
Maryline is responsible for managing the Science|Business Network of universities, the ACES - Academic Enterprise Award and EU-funded projects. She entered the media business in 2007 in Shanghai, where she worked as Business Development & Commercial Director at Shanghai Daily, the leading English-language newspaper in China. From 2009 to 2011, she worked as Public Affairs Manager at EurActiv.com in Brussels.
From 2001 to 2006, Maryline worked for DG Education & Culture (Executive Agency), European Commission, managing various actions under the Socrates/Lifelong learning programmes including Erasmus networks and Languages. She holds degrees from Université La Sorbonne, Università di Bologna and Université catholique de Louvain.
Steven is a finance director and consultant with experience across several industries. He was financial director of Allied Domecq's international holding company, and its project manager for European Economic Monetary Union. He was also director of investor relations at Paris-listed Provimi, an animal-feed company based in the Netherlands, and financial director of Blueprint Partners, a successful Brussels public affairs start-up.
Nuala manages website editorial content and writes news and features for Science|Business. One of Europe's most experienced science and technology journalists, Nuala was formerly managing editor of Nature, innovation editor of the The Independent on Sunday and deputy editor of Computer Weekly. For the past 14 years she has covered the European biotechnology sector for the US publication BioWorld, and is a contributor to Nature Biotechnology. She has also been a regular contributor to the Financial Times. In 1995 she won the UK Technology Journalist of the year award and in 2006 was named as a Science Journalism Laureate by Purdue University.
Sophie is finance officer at Science|Business. She has worked in finance for IBM as well as several small and medium-sized companies. She studied mathematics and actuarial science at Brussels University (ULB) and Trinity College, Cambridge University as a laureate of the Wiener-Anspach Foundation.
Editor at Large
Michael is a regular contributor to Science Business and a leading UK-based science writer and editor. Michael started his career as physicist but gravitated to journalism and New Scientist magazine. He has written for Financial Times, The Engineer, Ingenia, BioWorld Today, Physics World. An award-winning journalist, he was one of the founder members of the UK Committee on the Public Understanding of Science and in 1990. In 1990 he received the Order of the British Empire “for services to journalism”.
Peter co-founded Science|Business in 2005 with Richard Hudson and was its first editorial director. He now works on a variety of editorial projects within the company. From 1996 to 2004, Peter was managing editor of Nature, the world's leading scientific journal. He has 25 years' experience in writing and editing science journalism, including four years as head of publications at the UK Medical Research Council and eight years as chief sub-editor at New Scientist. He is a past chairman of the Association of British Science Writers.
Shane is responsible for the Science|Business partner network. Before joining the company in 2009 as a researcher, Shane worked for United Health Group (USA) as an expert in the area of prescription policy. He holds a joint BA from UWI Barbados and UC Berkeley in political science and history. During this period, he also worked as an assistant researcher for the Caribbean polling organisation CADRES. Shane moved to Europe in 2008 to complete an MA in European decentralized governance.
Zsófia is project manager at Science|Business and is responsible for event marketing, planning and online communication. Before joining Science|Business she worked in public research for GFK Hungary and completed and internship with a Brussels-based human rights organization, Eurochild AISBL. Zsófia has a degree in international relations from Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest and also studied at the Institut d'études politiques de Paris (Sciences Po) in France.
Giulia is project manager at Science|Business and provides support in the execution of communications strategies for specific projects, campaigns, and in the event organisation. Before joining Science|Business in 2011, she completed an internship at the Brussels Office of the Union of the Chambers of Commerce of the Veneto Region. Giulia studied communication and international relations at the Université Libre de Bruxelles.
Joanne is responsible for writing news features at Science|Business. She previously completed an internship with The Irish Times newspaper in Berlin, and spent six months in the office of Mr. Jim Higgins, MEP in The European Parliament. Joanne has a degree in Law and German from Trinity College Dublin and also studied at the Universität Hamburg in Germany.