Natalie joined COPE in 2010 as the Operations Manager. Now Executive Officer, her main responsibilities are to implement the strategic goals and objectives of COPE, and support the Trustee Board and the activities of Council, overseeing the delivery and quality of all resources and services.
Natalie previously worked for the BMJ Specialty Journals (1997-2004) and The Lancet (2005-2010).
Natalie is a full time employee of COPE.
Linda has been working as the COPE administrator since 2006 on a freelance basis. She also works as a freelance copy editor.
Marketing & Communications Officer
Sarah promotes resources and learning about publication ethics issues to COPE members and the wider community. Her previous experience includes marketing for a renewable energy company, digital marketing for an organic grocery delivery company and marketing roles in journal and book publishing. Sarah is freelance.
Christina is responsible for managing the development and maintenance of the COPE website. Working with members of the COPE Team and site developers, she ensures the development of the website supports COPE's strategic goals. Christina is also a freelance digital developer and project manager. Before joining COPE (in a freelance capacity) in 2020, Christina worked within medical research organisations and universities for 20 years.
Facilitation and Integrity Officer
Iratxe is COPE’s Facilitation and Integrity Officer and in this role she supports the administration of the Facilitation and Integrity subcommittee. Iratxe has been involved with COPE on a freelance basis since 2012.
Iratxe moved from research into publishing in 2003 when she joined the editorial team for the BMC series journals. She then became a freelance editor working for several organisations before joining the editorial team of the journal PLOS ONE where she became Deputy Editor-in-Chief. Currently, Iratxe is Associate Director for ASAPbio, a nonprofit with a mission to accelerate innovation and transparency in life sciences communication.
David joined COPE as a full time Membership Administrator in 2018. David has worked in publishing and communications teams in the non-profit sector for over 15 years. His last role was in the editorial team at Amnesty International.
Page last updated: 29 July 2020