Our people

We are committed to advancing discovery from all scientific and scholarly disciplines including: the applied, chemical, earth, engineering, life, physical and social sciences. This is made possible by the dedicated work of our highly talented editorial and publishing staff. View our videos to discover more about the fascinating people involved and the exciting work they do.

Associate Editor, Scientific American

Larry Greenemeir


Larry joined Scientific American to develop their online technology content. Larry commissions stories on a range of topics including robotics and computers. Larry works with a variety of media tools and develops videos or podcasts to accompany the stories that he has commissioned.

Journal Development Manager, BioMed Central

Paola Teti

Paola, who is originally from Italy, began her Springer Nature career 10 years ago as an intern in the Milan Office. Paola is now based in our Heidelberg office and she looks after a portfolio of geoscience journals. Paola will tell you a little bit more about what it means to be a Journal Development Manager.

Associate Editor, Nature Communications

Prabhjot Saini

Prabhjot will tell you how about she shapes the editorial content at Nature Communications and how she was attracted by the permanent nature of her role. Prabhjot will tell you about how her position enables her to remain at the forefront of science.

Editorial Director, Springer

Marc Strauss

 Marc tells us how he has progressed in his career from production to being the Editorial Director for Mathematics and Statistics at Springer.

Associate Editor, Springer

Samantha Lonuzzi

Samantha will tell you about her career choices to date, including how she joined us from the teaching profession, and how she feels that she contributes to her scientific community.

Senior Editor, Physics and Astronomy, Springer

Jian Li

 Jian is based in our Beijing office; he’s a theoretical physicist by training. After completing his PhD in China, Jian travelled to Houston, Texas, for postdoctoral work. Now he enjoys spending his time helping authors publish their work in our books and textbooks.


Publishing Assistant Team Leader, Scientific Reports

Alex Hamilton

After a degree in biology, Alex didn’t want to carry out further research. These days, at scientific Reports, she enjoys seeing research before it is published in the public domain.  Listen to Alex talk about how she, and the Publishing Assistants that she manages, provide their authors with the best service possible.

Senior Editor, Biomedicine, Springer

Becky Zhao

Becky began her publishing career as an intern in the Springer New York office and moved to our Beijing office in 2005. Leading the biomedicine book and journal programme in China, Becky will tell you how her work raises the visibility of Chinese science.

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