The founders of The Radcliffe Group collectively have over 25 years STM journal publishing experience. Passionate about medical education and digital publishing, they are highly experienced in STM publishing.
David has been involved in STM publishing for over 15 years, having spent most his career as Managing Director of Touch Group plc, overseeing a publishing business producing review journals in 15 different areas of medicine, at a rate of over 60 issues per year.
Prior to forming Radcliffe Group Ltd, David worked as Commercial Director and Publishing Consultant for Electric Word plc managing a series of journals for primary care practitioners in the UK, their cardiology portfolio of journals and launching an electronic version of the Renal Drug Handbook.
David has a real passion for digital publishing and the dissemination of medical education in multimedia formats. He strives on a daily basis to integrate digital publishing best practices in to our publishing model.
Outside of work, David does cross-fit now that his body is no longer up to the rigours of rugby, having played for London Welsh RFC for many years. He is also married and a father to three young boys.
Liam has worked in medical publishing and communications for over 12 years. The bulk of his experience has been in business development roles at companies such as Touch Group plc, Haymarket and Electric Word plc.
He has surrounded himself with an experienced team of editors and production staff to ensure all Radcliffe Cardiology journals are published to the highest editorial and technical specifications. He also interacts daily with the physicians that make up our editorial boards to continuously plan content for the benefit of our readers; as well as overseeing other critical elements of the business such as marketing and database management.
Liam is married and father to two young girls. In his increasingly shrinking spare time, he trains Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and can occasionally be seen parading the football field.
Prof Coats is a world renowned Australian–British academic cardiologist who has particular interest in the management of heart failure. His research turned established teaching on its head, promoting exercise training (rather than bed rest) as a treatment for chronic heart failure. He is the current President of the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and has vast experience in cardiovascular education and publishing. He has served as Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Cardiology for nearly 20 years until 2016 and is current Editor-in-Chief of Cardiac Failure Review. Prof Coats’ ensures fiduciary duties are adhered to and provides counsel on governance, business development and publishing best practice.
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Greg is a former Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy Practice at the University of Louisiana, specializing in cardiovascular disease and heart failure. With over 10 years’ experience in various functions of pharmaceutical medical affairs, including Global Scientific Communications Lead and Global Cardiovascular Franchise lead; he has extensive publication planning experience and has been involved with multiple CV product launches including in heart failure.
Jason has learned a lot from his extensive experience leading and transforming high-growth, private equity backed, professional services firms. The fact that success (and failure) is best experienced as part of a focused, ambitious, and joyful team is possibly the most important to him. Since 2013, Jason has provided counsel to our executive team, and we are delighted to welcome him to the board as a Non-Executive Director. Jason will assist us in strategically shaping our ideas as well as providing significant oversight and insight into our increasingly complicated financial processes. Jason has a Cranfield MBA and is a qualified accountant.
Wells has been working in technology for over 25 years and spent most of his career working as part of the IT Management team at French Bank BNP Paribas. Wells has held senior roles across development and production, managing large teams across multiple territories. Across a career of over 21 years at BNPP, Wells was responsible for leading several strategic projects across electronic trading, ecommerce and digital transformation. Most recently Wells and his brother Jason launched a new company called ReddishGreen focused on assisting companies to use data for competitive advantage and oversee digital transformation. Outside of work Wells is a keen sportsman, playing football and hockey and also enjoys cycling and running. Wells is married with 3 children.
Helene joined The Radcliffe Group in March 2021 and is responsible for leading the People agenda. She has a psychology background, having gained an Msc in Occupational Psychology from the University of East London and she is also a chartered member of the CIPD.
Helene is an experienced HR leader with a breadth of both strategic and operational experience from both the public and private sector. During her early career Helene worked in various roles in the Home Office and latterly at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office as a Senior Change Manager. After leaving the civil service in 2008 Helene joined an award winning professional services consulting company called Lane4. During her time at Lane4 she led the People and Office Team delivering projects across the entire HR lifecycle and business partnering senior stakeholders within a customer focused, matrixed environment.
At Radcliffe, Helene’s role will be focused on defining and delivering the people strategy in order to drive the achievement of organisational performance and strategic objectives and deliver a first rate employee experience at the Radcliffe Group.
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Lizzy has worked in marketing for over 15 years, specialising in creating customer relationship programmes across a variety of touchpoints.
Prior to joining Radcliffe Group in November 2019, Lizzy worked Agency side, working on a wide range of client accounts. Her B2B experience includes BlackRock Asset Management, where she created a CRM programme for the UK and German Independent Financial Adviser Audience. And Investec Private Bank, working on a lead nurture and engagement programme for their Mortgage Broker clients.
Consumer wise Lizzy has worked across the likes of Sainsbury’s, BskyB, John Lewis and Carphone Warehouse, creating multi-channel marketing campaigns across digital and print media. She is passionate about ensuring we say the right thing to the right people at the right time.
Outside of work, Lizzy enjoys cooking, yoga, painting and crafts, a great boxset and running around after her 2-year-old son.
Luke has over 10 years’ experience in the world of Digital acting as the bridge between business and tech teams, primarily focused on web related projects covering platform migrations, system integrations and user experience improvements.
Whilst this is Luke’s first foray into the publishing industry, his experience across retail, travel and financial services will bring a fresh perspective to how we look at our customers’ use of our website and how further digitalisation efforts across our business can help us become more efficient in our internal day-to-day processes.
Outside of work, Luke is a dad to two young children, is a fan of all things sport related and regularly turns out for Amersham & Chiltern RFC on a Saturday whilst also helping to coach his son’s youth football team.
With over 15 years’ STM publishing experience, Jonathan previously served as Managing Director of Speechmark Publishing, a speech and language educational publisher, and as Senior Publishing and Project Manager at Radcliffe Publishing, then part of the medical education division of Electric Word plc. Prior to that, Jonathan spent eight years at clinical publisher Touch Group plc, serving in a range of editorial positions culminating in Associate Publishing Director. Early in his career, he worked as an FMCG Managing Editor and Analyst at market intelligence company, Datamonitor plc.
At Radcliffe, Jonathan’s role has both external and internal focus – fulfilling client deliverables, whilst also managing change, process improvement, best practice and operational efficiency.
Leiah joined Radcliffe in May 2017 and is responsible for the print and digital content portfolios for the the Radcliffe Group. She has 12 years’ editorial experience in print and digital publishing, working previously for the global publisher McGraw-Hill Education, where she led an editorial team and managed a number of profitable portfolios; providing leadership, strategic guidance and commissioned and developed resources for students in higher education, particularly in developing digital content for learning management systems.
Prior to her life in publishing, Leiah cut her teeth in forensics as a Scenes of Crime Officer working for the Police force. This aptly set her up for her future career in editorial as she certainly has a trained eye for detail!
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Rob joined Radcliffe in January 2016 and manages the Radcliffe Group sales portfolio, for the commercial and education divisions.
Rob started out in the medical media industry in 2006 at Haymarket Medical and was the UK commercial manager for the MIMS brand. This included managing all the MIMS spin off journals, conferences and websites including MIMS, MIMS Cardiovascular, MIMS Dermatology, MIMS Oncology and MIMS Women’s Health. He also worked on the UK launch of www.MyCME.com providing continuous medical education for UK GPs.
Rob took some time away from the medical industry and has worked at Dunnhumby as a media planner/client services manager. Rob also managed the Beers & Wines team at Dunnhumby during the 2015 Rugby World Cup, working on the Heineken UK account – global sponsors of the event. He also worked at the Royal Mail group as a media specialist in the catalogue industry focussed on improving engagement. Throughout his career Rob has sold print, live events, digital opportunities (webinars, roundtables, research, virtual events etc.) and data.
Sean joins RG with a wealth of Medical Education and Communications experience, most recently from his Board position at OmniaMed Communications where he managed the editorial team, led the scientific strategy, and approved all medical content. Prior to that role, Sean was Principal Medical Writer at PCM Scientific. His most notable work included the execution of an award winning CME-accredited outreach programme in heart failure (Winner, Communique Awards 2017).