Neville Compton

Executive Editor, Physical Sciences


Dr. Neville Compton obtained his PhD (1989) in Chemistry from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK, under the supervision of Dr. N. C. Norman and Dr. R. J. Errington and then did postdoctoral research with Dr. G. Huttner at the University of Heidelberg in Germany. Thereafter he joined the editorial staff of Angewandte Chemie in 1992. In 1997 he was promoted to Deputy Editor of Angewandte Chemie and at the same time became the Deputy Editor of Chemistry – A European Journal. In 2002 Neville was promoted to Editor-in-Chief of Chemistry – A European Journal and fulfilled a dual role with his position as Deputy Editor of Angewandte Chemie. In 2012 Neville and his team launched the new journal ChemPlusChem and was the inaugural Editor-in-Chief from 2012 to 2015. In October 2017 Neville succeeded Peter Gölitz as the Editor-in-Chief of Angewandte Chemie and subsequently in October 2022 Neville became Editor-in-Chief of Small and Executive Editor for the Small family of journals. Neville has won 3 Wiley Pacesetter Awards for innovations associated with improving the publishing experience for authors.

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