Ruth Francis is a freelance science communications consultant with vast experience in communications and policy for science and scientists. She works for a range of clients including universities and research institutes both in the UK and around the world.
Prior to working as a consultant, she has built and developed communications teams at Springer, BioMed Central and Nature, providing high-level, strategic support for over 15 years. With a reputation as a bold communications professional, she has coordinated and spoken on panels about strategic science communication and evidence based policy making. She has written for Nature, and appeared on the Guardian Science Podcast.
Ruth has worked in the press offices at King’s College London and at Cancer Research UK. She has a BA Hons. in English from the University of Leeds.