Joanne Davies, BSc

Publications Manager/Editor, Communications Group

Joanne Davies


Tel: +44 (0)300 067 5600
Tel direct: +44 (0)067 5639
Fax: +44 (0)1420 23653

Forest Research
Alice Holt Lodge
Surrey GU10 4LH

Joanne obtained a BSc (Hons) in Physics (with French) from the University of Reading.

She started a career in scientific publishing as Editor of a peer-reviewed, rapid publication journal for the Institution of Electrical Engineers (now the Institution of Engineering and Technology). She then moved to the Met Office, where she worked as Editor of a wide variety of published materials, from technical to corporate/marketing communications. Her role included many aspects of publishing and production, including branding, visual identity, and work on ISO quality assurance procedures.

Joanne later moved to Cable & Wireless as a Writer, working on detailed service descriptions for product launches, internal sales communications and external marketing collateral for national media campaigns.

Joanne joined Forest Research as Publications Manager/Editor in April 2006.

Current role

Publications Manager/Editor, Communications Group.

Responsibilities include:

  • Production of corporate/statutory publications, such as the Forest Research Annual Report & Accounts
  • Production of print and digital materials
  • Web writing/editing
  • Advice on written communications and visual image/presentation
  • Brand guardian
  • Crown copyright advisor
  • Member of (Forestry Commission-wide) Strategic Publications Group