Ben Deighton

Ben Deighton

Profile

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: ben.deighton@scidev.net
 
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