Central Editorial Service Team

Please contact editorial-service@cochrane.org with any enquiries and one of the team will get back to you.

The Deputy Editor in Chief, Toby Lasserson, is responsible for strategic oversight of the Central Editorial Service.

Helen Wakeford is Managing Editor of the Central Editorial Service and manages the quality assessment, peer review process, editing and publication of Central Editorial Service Reviews.

Leticia Rodrigues is Editorial Assistant for the Central Editorial Service and is responsible for supporting the editorial process, particularly peer review.

Robin Featherstone is the Information Specialist for the Editorial and Methods Department and provides feedback on the search methods for all reviews in the Central Editorial Service.

The Methods Support Unit provide methodological advice, peer review, support or escalate the issue to the appropriate Cochrane Methods group.   

Liz Bickerdike, Sarah Hodgkinson, Nuala Livingstone, Jennifer Hilgart, and Rachel Richardson are Associate Editors for the Review Group Networks, provide methodological comments on Central Editorial Service reviews within their respective Networks.

Ruth Foxlee (Senior Programme Manager) advise on quality control, methodological and content issues and provide input on strategic documents.

The core team is advised by the Senior Editors of the Review Group Networks with regards to the top priority reviews and knowledge gaps in their own Network. Senior Editors, along with members of their constituent CRGs, are invited to provide content expertise for Central Editorial Service Reviews within their remit.

If assessment of the review requires specialist methodological expertise, we involve the relevant Cochrane Methods group.