1976 - BSc Zoology and Geology, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne
在成为医学书籍与期刊（主要是Springer Verlag）自由翻译和编辑之前，曾在德国图寅根Max Planck Institute for Immunogenetics研究所任研究助理。之后成为汉堡Springer的专职编辑，后转入Springer东京办事处。在过去20年里，主要以自由作者和编辑的身份为这些期刊杂志工作。于2010年加盟理文编辑，担任编辑。
Mr Forster worked as a research assistant at the Max Planck Institute for Immunogenetics in Tübingen, Germany, before leaving to work as a freelance translator and copy editor of medical books and journals, primarily for Springer Verlag. He became an in-house editor with Springer in Heidelberg before moving to Tokyo to work in Springer's Tokyo office. For the past 20 years, Stephen has worked mostly in journalism and as a freelance writer and editor for such journal publishers. Mr Forster joined the Edanz Group as an editor in 2010.