Term of office as a Council member
2016-2019 First Term
Dr Trevor Lane is a publishing and education consultant based in Hong Kong. He holds an MA in Biochemistry and Chemical Pharmacology and a PhD in Physiological Sciences from the University of Oxford. After two postdoctoral research positions in Hong Kong, he worked in journalism and publishing at various academic, research, and commercial institutions. He was the managing editor of several general and specialist medical journals in Asia and the senior editor of two social science journals in the United States. From 2005 to 2015, he headed a knowledge exchange unit at the Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong, where he taught research communication and ethics to postgraduate students and helped staff publish and publicize their research. Most recently, he was Education Director and Senior Publishing Consultant at Edanz Group, Japan.
Dr Lane is a member of the Royal Society of Biology, World Association of Medical Editors, Institute of Scientific and Technical Communicators, and International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language. He holds a Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages from Trinity College London and a Postgraduate Certificate in English Language Teaching from the University of Reading.