Oryx is managed from the Editorial Office at Fauna & Flora in Cambridge, UK, with the advice of an international group of Senior Editors and the support of an International Editorial Board.

Dr Martin Fisher


Martin joined Fauna & Flora in 2001, having previously carried out research and lectured in ecology and conservation at universities in Nigeria, Oman and Fiji. He studied at the Universities of London and East Anglia, and has a particular interest in the conservation and natural history of environments at the extremes of the rainfall spectrum—deserts and rainforests—in improving the contribution of scientific journals to conservation science, and in capacity building for conservation. In 2011 he was awarded the Silver Medal of the Zoological Society of London for contributions to scientific publishing and related outreach and training activities.

Julia Hochbach

Managing Editor

Julia joined the Oryx team in 2017, eager to combine her experience in scholarly publishing with her passion for biodiversity conservation. Before taking up her current position, she worked with a variety of journals at Cambridge University Press, having previously gained experience in books and journals publishing and trade in Berlin. Prior to pursuing a career in academic publishing, Julia completed her degree in biology, with a special focus on zoology, ecology and behavioural physiology, at the universities of Jena and Leipzig in Germany.

Emma Sinnett

Editorial Assistant

Emma joined the Oryx team in 2022 after completing an MSc in wildlife conservation at the University of the West of England. She has a particular interest in African wildlife conservation and the wildlife trade, and focused her MSc research on the impact of wild meat hunting on duiker populations in Central Africa. She has volunteered at organisations including ZSL and Conservation Optimism and has trained as a field guide in South Africa. Emma studied biology at Durham University and, before moving into the conservation sector, worked as a qualified accountant at a large accountancy firm.