Adam Goulston

Mr Goulston has an educational and professional background in journalism, information technology, health sciences/public health, and social sciences. He is a board-certified Editor in the Life Sciences (ELS). For over a decade he has been devoted to editing research and documentation in diverse areas including economics/business, technology, social sciences, development studies, and health sciences. Mr Goulston’s undergraduate studies focused on print journalism and emerging online journalism, and his early career featured management of online community development (the roots of social networking) with Internet startups in the United States as well as IT support in Japan. His master’s research focused on the issue of the emerging “digital divide,” IT implementation in developing countries and its impacts on discourse and social infrastructure, and Asian urban development. He later worked to assist IT implementation with NGOs and UN organizations in Thailand and Cambodia before returning to Japan.

Mr Goulston worked as an Editor for 3 years with an independent research arm of the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, refining policy papers and academic critiques, followed by 5 years as an Editor/Translator for a Tokyo-based translation company and publisher engaged with numerous high-level researchers and multinational corporate clients. Proficient in Japanese with translation experience, his foreign language study gives him a deep understanding of ESL authors and their writing styles and he is highly versed in the challenges of ESL authors publishing their work for a global audience. Mr Goulston joined Edanz Group’s in-house editorial team in the Fukuoka office in 2014.


2016 – MS Health Sciences (Public Health), Touro University Worldwide
2002 – MISD: Master of International Social Development, University of New South Wales
2000 – BA Journalism, University of Massachusetts Amherst


Senior Language Editor
In-House Editorial Team