Meet the team


Nelly Berg | Executive Editor

Nelly achieved her PhD in Chemistry from the University of Galway, Ireland. She then pursued a career in scientific publishing, first working as a Publishing Editor at the Royal Society of Chemistry. In 2016, Nelly joined the team at Science Diffusion, as Editor of Scientia, before becoming Executive Editor of SciPod. Her scientific interests include ecology, green chemistry and sustainable agriculture.

Kelleigh Greene | Writer

Kelleigh earned her MSc in Entomology from Harper Adams University, and was awarded the Royal Entomological Society prize for academic achievement on this degree. She then went on to achieve a PhD in Ecology from the Open University. She has completed courses in Science Communication, and is especially passionate about citizen science, entomology, zoology and pest management.

Silver Irukwu | Voiceover Artist

Silver is a voice-over artist and content writer with a BSc in Microbiology and MSc in International Public Health. She has voiced commercials, narrations, and telephone prompts for several businesses, and has written content for many blogs and websites. Her interests include health, music, bioinformatics, and software development.

Ingrid Fadelli | Writer

Ingrid is a science journalist with a BSc in psychology and an MA in international journalism from City, University of London. She writes for several science and technology publications, including SciPod, Scientia, ITPro, Alphr, Research Features, the E&T Magazine, TechXplore, and MedicalXpress. Her interests include psychology, neuroscience and artificial intelligence.

Kerri Agnew | Writer

Kerri holds a PhD in Economics from Trinity College Dublin, and has worked on a mix of academic research and policy-related projects. She has since been working as a science journalist alongside her postdoctoral research in economics. Her particular research interests include economic geography, applied economics, and spatial data.

Colin Watts | Voiceover Artist

Colin Watts is a narrator with years of experience, working from his purpose-built home studio. He was trained at the BBC as a newsreader, and these days records all types of voiceovers, from audiobooks to e-learning, scientific and technical training modules and AI. His interests include country walks with the dog, golf, and music.

Cheryl Simone | Voiceover Artist

Cheryl Simone is a former radio news anchor and reporter in the United States who now does voiceover work of all kinds. Her work includes audiobooks, video and animation narration, commercials, training modules, and podcasts. Cheryl and her husband Brad are animal rescue advocates and have three pups of their own.

Michael McCormick | Outreach Manager

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Catherine Chalkley | Writer

Catherine holds an MSc in Health Psychology from University of Westminster and has worked in the medical and non-for-profit sectors as an insight specialist. She currently works as a science writer, distilling complex information into interesting articles, podcasts and animations. Her interests include patient experiences, medical treatments/devices, social psychology, and marketing.

Luke Adams | Outreach and Patnership Director

After graduating from the Bournemouth University with a graphic design degree, Luke swiftly became fascinated by multimedia and digital communications. After a number of years honing his skills, Luke joined SciPod and swiftly realised he can apply his skillset to helping the research community advance their communication strategies in the fast paced digital world. He now works directly with individual researchers, academic institutions, and industry partners in helping to facilitate and improve their communication strategy to drive effective real world impact.

Trystan Carter | Writer

Trystan earned his MSc in Chemistry from the University of Warwick and has experience of both academic research and working in the chemical industry. His interests branch across all aspects of chemical and physical sciences, with a particular draw towards materials, polymers and solid-state chemistry.

Molly Sandford-Ward | Writer

Molly currently works in the urban planning and regeneration sector, and has a particular interest in accessibility, inclusivity, GIS and affordable housing. She has previously worked in business support and has studied planning, urban design and social anthropology.

Imogen Forbes | Writer

Imogen graduated with a Master’s degree in Physics and Philosophy and is currently working as a writer alongside her doctoral research on the use of quantum technologies in fundamental physics. Her research interests include quantum and high-energy physics, quantum computing and technology and the history of science and medicine.

Cassie Huff | Voiceover Artist

Cassie is an enthusiastic reader who grew that passion into a voiceover career. She has narrated multiple novels, voiced characters for a YouTube channel and enjoys rounding out her experience by voicing non-fiction SciPods. With an associate degree in culinary arts, she has always enjoyed the science behind cooking and loves continuously learning.

Karen Nikon | Writer

Karen holds a PhD in Endocrine Disruption in Fish from Brunel University and has spent much of her career managing data in a variety of research settings. She has been working as a science writer during the past year and her particular research interests include health and medicine, environmental science and data management.

Elliot McKernon | Writer

Elliot completed a PhD in pure mathematics at the University of Manchester in 2020, and has since worked as writer and science communicator, covering topics such as machine learning, AI safety, neuroscience, effective altruism, biology, and physics.

Charlotte Fidelia | Voice Artist

Charlotte specialises in scientific, medical and educational voice productions. She has a BSc in Physiotherapy from St. George’s, University of London, and is a qualified Highly Specialist Paediatric Physiotherapist. She particularly enjoys reading medical journals that discuss exciting breakthroughs in the world of medicine and therapy.


Oliver Jones | Operations and Analytics

After achieving his BA in business management from Staffordshire University, Oliver joined SciPod as operations manager given his interest in science growing up. Quickly realising the interest and growth level in SciPod, and the demand for data and analytics, Oliver developed a new department focussing on business operations and performance analytics. This has helped ensure SciPod not only delivers a great service, but also achieves maximum impact for our clients.

Claire Jennings | North America Outreach Manager

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