Ruth Francis

Head of Communications, Open Access and UK at Springer Science+Business Media
Ruth Francis is Manager, Policy & External Relations at Springer Nature.

She was previously Head of Communication for Open Access and the UK at Springer Science+Business Media.

Ruth has coordinated and spoken on panels on subjects ranging from science communication, evaluation of campaigns, and evidence based policy making. She has written for Nature, and appeared on the Guardian Science Podcast.

She has worked at Nature Publishing Group, as Head of Press, as a press officer at King's College London and at Cancer Research UK.