Andrew Moore is a biochemist by training (first degree, Cambridge University; PhD and post-doc at the LMB-MRC, Cambridge, in biochemistry and structural studies). He joined the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) in 1999 to start and develop the Science & Society Programme, and also became an Associate Editor of the journal EMBOreports. At EMBO he developed a range of activities supporting communication from scientists to broad audiences including stakeholder conferences, media workshops, communication prizes and scientific workshops for secondary school teachers. In 2008 he joined Wiley-VCH as Editor-in-Chief of the hypotheses and reviews journal BioEssays, and in 2016 he was additionally appointed Editor-in-Chief of the Wiley Researcher Academy, a learning platform for young researchers, from which he developed the Wiley Peer Reviewer Academy for coaching beginners in the rudiments of peer review. Andrew gives talks and workshops on scientific communication and scientific writing, with an emphasis on applying principles of cognitive psychology in order to optimize reader/audience engagement with, and memory of, scientific communication of all kinds.