External Communications Advisor
Dr Andrew Jermy has been working with COG-UK since March 2020 to prepare reports for the Consortium as External Communications Advisor. Andrew gained his PhD in Molecular Biology from the University of Manchester, UK, studying fungal protein trafficking and secretion. He subsequently spent more than a decade as a professional microbiology editor for various journals, including Nature Reviews Microbiology, Nature and was the Chief Editor for the launch of Nature Microbiology in 2015. In February 2019, Andrew left Nature to launch Germinate Science Consulting to deliver editorial, writing and communications services directly to the research community, through which he supports COG-UK.