Deborah Logan is Publishing Director for Elsevier’s Energy & Earth journals’ programme, which is the largest global publishing programme in the energy and earth sciences, and which includes many flagship titles publishing world-class content. Over the past few years, Deborah has looked to develop extensive publishing collaborations with researchers and policy makers, with a strong focus on recruiting journal editors with high standards of excellence and in launching new journals that will shape and serve the future energy needs of our global society. Deborah is based in Paris and has been working with Elsevier since 2006. Before then, she worked at Oxford University Press in UK; at a non-governmental agency in Kenya; with the Japanese Ministry of Education; and at Sony in Japan. Deborah’s passions lie in raising standards, championing excellence, and promoting greater diversity in science.