Current staff of the OED

Chief Editor: Michael Proffitt

Editorial Director of Dictionaries: Judy Pearsall

Deputy Chief Editors: Philip Durkin, Edmund Weiner

Editorial Project Director: Sarah Williams

Editorial Content Director: Graeme Diamond

Editorial project

General revision

Andrew Ball, Matthew Bladen, Jonathan Dent, Peter Gilliver, Emily Gray, Denny Hilton, Rosamund Ions (Manager, Training and Policy), Eleanor Maier, Fiona Mooring, Benjamin Norris, Iona Ogilvie, Aliki Pantos, Jennie Price, Molly Richards, Christine Somerville, Heather Stone, Kate Wild

Freelance/temporary: Jillian Kearney, Jonjo Roberts, Penny Silva, Ellie Stedall, Freda Thornton

Science

Emma Lenz (Principal Editor)

Kelvin Corlett, Sara Kirkham, Danuta Padley, Clifford Sofield, Patricia Stewart, Ruth Arstall (research)

Freelance/temporary: Jeremy Marshall, David Shirt, Bill Trumble, David Banks (research)

New words

David Martin (Principal Editor)

Clive Holt, Sarah Hutchinson, Jane Johnson, Lisa Johnston, Craig Leyland, Fiona McPherson, Katherine Connor Martin, Bernadette Paton, Jeffrey Sherwood, Jessie Strasbaugh

Danica Salazar (World English Editor)

Freelance/temporary: Tania Young

Etymology

Anthony Esposito, Andreas Gröger, Inge Milfull, Samantha Schad, Tania Styles, Katrin Thier, Nicolay Yakovlev

Freelance/temporary: Sally Couper

Bibliography

Lynne Doy, Laura Ellis, Kay Pepler, Lucy Stone, Joanna Wrigley

Freelance/temporary: Emma-Louise Case, Catherine Dille, Meraud Ferguson Hand, Jack Flavell, Phil Gerrish, Lucy Hall, Margaret McKay, Vassilis Vavoulis

Editorial research (general)

Jennie Price (Pre-editorial Research Manager)

Jean-Pierre de Rosnay (Editorial Coordinator)

Cathy Bowden, Claire Etty, Mia Gaudern, Abigail Gibbs, Giles Goodland, Janet Gough, Katharine Handel, Henry Hawthorne, Kate Tadman-Mourby

Freelance/temporary: Phoebe Nicholson, Daniel Reeve, Barbara Whitfield

Pronunciations

Catherine Sangster (Head of Pronunciations)

Gary Leicester (Audio Engineer)

Freelance/temporary: Simone Ashby, Matthew Moreland

Library research

Sarah Mann (Head of Library Research)

Valerie Gorman, Catherine Henstridge, David Karunanithy, Jon Simon, Pamela Wagner

Freelance/temporary: Melinda Babcock, Richard Beatty, Jon Danziger, Mark Davies, Jillian Dudman, Jane Garry, Lavinia Griffiths, Lucy Hall, Sally Hinkle, Matthew Holford, Michele Melady, Joshua Pendragon, Lavina Snoek, Katherine Stott, Gian Svennevig

Reading programmes

Freelance/temporary: Debra Argosy, Pat Back, Cathy Bowden, Chris Brown, Alexandra Dawson, Charles Deodene, Cosima Gillhammer, Alan Hartley, John Healey, Jane Hollebon, Daria Kelly-Uhlig, Alexander McIntyre, Amy Martin, Ruth Mateer, Nicole Miller, Vivienne Painting, Michael Quinion, Merle Read, David Rode, Jacque Russom, Jenny Weston, Joy Winnington

Data management and publication

Development

James McCracken (Development Team Lead)

James Robineau (Lead Developer)

Rebecca Lane (Product Manager, OED)

Liz Ashdowne, Sophie Hazlewood, Bobby Singh

Data capture and fixing

Rachel Adams, Diane Diffley, Judi Lancashire, Pam Marjara

Freelance/temporary: Colin Bagnall, John Birchall, Adam Marshall, Eleanor Niblett, Nathalie Wourm

Public relations

Marketing

Andrew Allen, Rebecca Clifford, Kirsty Gibson, Georgina Malcolm

Publicity

Kate Farquhar-Thomson

Archives

Beverley McCulloch

Consultant Editor

Henry Hitchings

Planning and administration

Jane Millar (Project Manager, Planning and Administration)

Alice Roberts (Assistant to Dictionaries Director)

Velemir Andreev, Ursula Steele

Freelance/temporary: Gill Walker

 

Former staff of the OED, since 1989

Consultants, advisers, and contributors