Ben Deighton

Ben Deighton


Ben Deighton is the Managing Editor of SciDev.Net.

He is responsible for ensuring our editorial independence and the quality of our articles and multimedia products.

Ben joined SciDev.Net in July 2017 after four years as editor of Horizon magazine.

Ben has worked as a journalist since 2001 and was previously a reporter for the Reuters news agency in London and Brussels.

He has a degree in French and a postgraduate diploma in journalism.

Contact Details: [email protected]
Location: London UK
Languages Spoken: English, French, Spanish
Areas of Interests: Health
Local/Demographic Interests: the African continent and the Mediterranean region
Topic Interests: Disease outbreaks, drug development
Professional Memberships: National Union of Journalists, Association of British Science Writers
Job Title: Managing Editor