David Ramsey – Chief Executive Officer
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 is a keen cross-fit and triathlete 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 two young boys.
Liam O’Neill – Chief Operating Officer
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.
Since the inception of Radcliffe Group Ltd, Liam has assumed the Publishing Director role due to his understanding of the wider medical journal publishing market and the clinical area of cardiology.
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.
Rob Barclay – Sales Director
Rob joined the Radcliffe Cardiology team in January 2016 and spends time working on Simple Education with global course providing partners.
Rob started out in the medical media industry in 2006 at Haymarket Medical and was the commercial manager for the MIMS brand in the UK. 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. Dunnhumby analyses all the data for the Tesco Club Card and produce targeted media offerings off the back of this rich data. Rob managed the Beers & Wines team at Dunnhumby during the Rugby World Cup in 2015 including working on the Heineken UK account – global sponsors of the event. He also worked at the Royal Mail group as a media specialist specializing in the catalogue industry (how to improve engagement with these). Throughout his career Rob has sold print, live events, digital opportunities (webinars, roundtables, research, virtual events etc.) and data.
Outside of work, Rob is a keen (if not overly good) golfer, he has completed 2 marathons and 5 triathlons, he also loves watching (if no longer playing) rugby. He is also married and recently became a father to his son, George.
David Bradbury – Key Account Director
David has been involved in the publishing and media industry for over 8 years, having spent most of his career in conferences and exhibitions, producing large scale live events for the b2b community.
Prior to working at Radcliffe Cardiology, David worked as Account Manager for Emap (now Ascential plc) and latterly as Event Director at UBM Plc, where David managed and co-ordinated the team behind a conference-led exhibition, Resource and worked alongside clients such as IBM, Kingfisher, Cisco, and Rolls Royce.
Throughout his career, David has worked with clients in understanding and meeting their objectives to offer engaging content with a clear return on investment. He specialises in bespoke sponsorship opportunities, live events and digital offerings (webinars, online promotional activities, video/live streaming etc).
Outside of work, David is a keen swimmer and cyclist, and takes part in the occasional triathlon. Recently, David became engaged and he and his fiancée are due to marry in 2019.
Will Cadden – Sales and Marketing Executive
Will joined the Radcliffe team in April 2017. He works primarily in the Sales and Marketing team, building relationships with clients and media partners, as well as assisting the Audio-Visual team with filming at events around the world.
Will graduated Buckinghamshire New University with a degree in Audio and Music Production. After graduating, he spent half a year in Buenos Aires, Argentina learning Spanish and playing rugby. Having played rugby since the age of 5, he has been able to transfer his discipline and his collaborative skills into the workplace. 5 years in the audio industry has included working for ‘BBC Introducing’ where he helped produce a live music broadcast, and his experience has provided him with a broad knowledge of online content creation and a keen eye for aesthetics within audio and film.
Outside of work, Will plays rugby for Maidenhead RFC, who are tackling National level 3 this coming season. Will also has a love of music, playing both guitar and piano, and enjoys composing music with his peers.
Brad Wilson - Account Manager
Brad has a number of years’ experience working within the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry. His background is in dealing with the NHS and selling into both primary and secondary care with products including advanced wound care and compression therapy.
Most recently, Brad has worked for the largest clinical trials services company, Fisher Clinical Services as their Senior Account Manager for the U.K. and the rest of Europe. Brad was responsible for developing business with new clients by offering services such as clinical trials packaging, labelling, distribution and comparator drug sourcing and procurement. Brad is well versed in dealing with oversees clients.
Outside of work, Brad is a keen golfer with a handicap of 0 and has played and won competitions at a national level. Brad also holds a black belt in Karate.
Editorial & Production:
Leiah Norcott – Publishing & Editorial Director
Leiah joined Radcliffe in May 2017 and is responsible for the print and digital content portfolios for the the Radcliffe Group. She has 11 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! Outside of work, Leiah is a busy mother to a young family and enjoys spending time with them when she isn’t working.
Mike Knight – Audio Visual Manager
Mike joined the Radcliffe team in December 2016 as a producer of online content - filming and editing videos for both Radcliffe Cardiology and Simple Education.
Mike’s background is in sound engineering and audio production which started as a hobby over 10 years ago and for which he earned his degree. While working on collaborative projects at university he began to develop an additional interest in video production which led him to widen his skillset into videography and photography.
Outside of work, he has a passion for music and composition and plays guitar, drums and piano. He also enjoys sports, particularly rugby and tennis.
Tom Green - Online Content Editor
Tom started working for Radcliffe in February as a online content editor, with a focus on designing and editing videos and media.
Tom has always had an interest in editing, and in the past has enjoyed editing and creating new music. As well as this he has always had a passion for learning and expanding his knowledge of video and design.
Outside of work, Tom enjoys socialising with friends, playing guitar and watching football.
Ashlynne Merrifield - Managing Editor, Arrythmia & Electrophysiology Review, International Cardiology Review and European Cardiology Review
Ashlynne joined Radcliffe in March 2019 as Managing Editor and works closely with the Editors-in-Chief and Section Editors to ensure highly quality and timely publication of the journals. She has over 7 years of experience in print and digital publishing, previously working for international publishers Elsevier and more recently Taylor & Francis, where she lead the strategic direction and growth of a portfolio of animal, plant and bioscience journals, ensuring editorial and financial success of the portfolio. She also has a wealth of experience and knowledge of open access publishing and the wider open science movement.
Outside of work, Ashlynne likes to keep herself busy with crafts, reading, running, country walks with her dog and fiancé and she is currently completing a MSc in Animal Welfare Science, Ethics and Law.
Rosie Scott – Managing Editor, Cardiac Failure Review, US Cardiology Review, Vascular and Endovascular Review
Rosie has worked in healthcare publishing for more than 15 years. Over that time, she has developed a thorough understanding of all aspects of medical editorial management.
Based in Melbourne, Australia, and with a background in journalism and editing, Rosie began her medical publishing career in 2002 for Blackwell where she was Senior Production Editor for a number of monthly and bi-monthly STM journals. As well as overseeing the editorial development and production of multiple journals, Rosie was also involved in the style guide restructure, was a freelance and typesetter reviewer and mentored new Production Editors. She has also worked for a number of government health organisations, including Heart Foundation and VicHealth.
Having joined Radcliffe Cardiology in early 2017, Rosie is Managing Editor of three journals, where she works closely with the Editor-in-Chief and Section Editors to ensure that each issue maintains high standards of accuracy and editorial integrity.
Rosie is married with two young boys, and when she’s not working with the Radcliffe Cardiology team, she spends her time (passionately) supporting her sons in their team sports and completing a PhD in Creative Media.
Bettina Vine – Freelance editor
Bettina has nearly 20 years of experience in STM publishing and medical education. She has worked with medical publishers and healthcare charities in the UK and abroad, including Haymarket Medical Education, Mark Allen, OmniaMed and the Canadian Association of Wound Care. Bettina also writes about international development, gardens and food, when cardiology gets too much! A recent move to Portugal means when she's not working, you can find her at the beach or floating on a surfboard.
Mirjam Boros - Editorial and Communications Executive
Mirjam has recently finished her master’s degree in Comparative Literature at UCL. Previously, she studied Linguistics and Literature at University of Budapest. As a freelancer, she assisted in implementing WHO's vaccination campaign in the Central European region and worked closely with Budapest Art Market on several projects in Israel, Italy and France. She is an omnivore when it comes to reading, her main area of interests are medical anthropology and contemporary literature. In her free time, she loves kayaking.
Anne-Marie Benoy – Marketing and Projects Manager
Anne-Marie joined the Radcliffe Group in September 2018 and has over 5 years of experience in marketing and communications, research and report writing, public affairs and partnership building.
She has worked in a number of different organisations and industries, including in Parliament and Chatham House, one of the most influential think tanks in the world. Anne-Marie has extensive experience delivering live and digital events for B2B and B2C, leading multi-stakeholder partnerships, building communities and delivering impactful campaigns for and around new projects. In her previous role, Anne-Marie was part of the small team that launched the influential Hoffmann Centre at Chatham House, a digitally focused interdisciplinary research centre with a global reach in shaping environmental policy.
At Radcliffe Group, Anne-Marie works closely with the Sales, Editorial, Project and Design/AV teams to develop bespoke marketing campaigns for the various projects delivered by the company. Anne-Marie also oversees our partnerships, audience growth, company branding and supports the sales team with proposals and reporting.
A Luxembourgish citizen, Anne-Marie also speaks French and German, and has lived in the UK for almost 10 years. Outside of work Anne-Marie is a keen triathlete and cyclist, a qualified Sports Massage and Soft Tissue Therapist. She is currently training for ironman Copenhagen in August 2019.