Senior Managing Editors
Sadie Thrift - Senior Managing Editor and Journal Manager
Sadie Thrift began her career working in Local Government. She later decided to change career paths and began working as a freelance Editorial Assistant, initially alongside her full-time Planning Assistant role. Since May 2013, she has worked as a full-time freelance Editorial Assistant, dealing with all aspects of the peer review process (predominantly using ScholarOne).
Sarah Hands - Senior Managing Editor and Journal Manager
Sarah Hands graduated from Oxford University with a Master’s degree in Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry. She then undertook a PhD in Biophysics and Microbiology at The University of Nottingham. She subsequently completed five years postdoctoral research at The University of Southampton. Sarah is now a freelance Editorial Assistant and has performed a variety of roles in the peer review process for several different journals. She uses both ScholarOne and Editorial Manager.
Becky Gelson - Senior Managing Editor and Journal Manager
Becky graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2012 with a BA (Hons) in Archaeology and Ancient History. Since graduation she has worked in publishing, starting out implementing ScholarOne and Editorial Manager submission systems at Taylor & Francis to a large portfolio of journals. From there she developed strong project management skills at Elsevier whilst managing multiple Major Reference Works projects. Most recently she worked as a Content Manager at Kognity, creating intelligent interactive textbooks for students and teachers worldwide.
Now Becky works as a freelancer providing journal support and is based in Stockholm, Sweden.