Rossen Donev

Rossen Donev – Editor

Highly creative science leader with over 20 years experience in life and pharmaceutical sciences and over 10 years in science book editing.


Highly creative leader with over 20 years experience in life and pharmaceutical sciences with particular emphasis on immunotherapeutics, protein chemistry, neuroscience/molecular psychiatry, focused on innovation and development of new therapeutics. Outstanding manager with unique profile, combining strong technical and teaching/training expertise, innovatively leading multi-cultural teams to deliver growth solutions. A proven track record in development of new treatments. Influencing and growing life science publishing business and implementing a consumer-focused approach.
English (UK)
  • Associate Editor for Frontiers in Neurogenomics since 2021
  • Serial Editor of Advances in Protein Chemistry and Structural Biology (Elsevier) since 2010

Work experience

MicroPharm Ltd

May, 2016 — Present

Responsible for the management and coordination of internal and external research work and projects across the Company and for giving specialist guidance and advice to the business. Collate and analyse data and provide evidence based recommendations which will be used to contribute to the delivery of the Company strategic goals.

Biomed Consult Ltd

Nov, 2011 — Feb, 2015 (over 3 years)


Jun, 2010 — Present

This position is a contract position as I hold a permanent position in a pharmaceutical company. Initially the book series of Advances in Protein Chemistry and Structural Biology comprised 4 volumes annually. Following the success of the series, the publisher, Elsevier, increased the number of volumes published annually to 5. My role as a Serial Editor of this book series is to propose to the editor topics for each thematic volume and to find contributors that are experts in the field. Upon receiving the contributions, it is my responsibility to carry out editorial assessment of the submitted manuscripts and propose amendments necessary for their improvement.

School of Medicine, Swansea University

Jan, 2010 — Sep, 2013 (over 3 years)

Lead a research team as appropriate to the discipline, including supervision of research students and staff, ensuring a commitment to the highest standards. Conduct research and grant applications with a high potential for international impact and profile; undertake teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level; supervise postgraduate students and department staff, and undertake management and leadership duties commensurate with the role.