2001 - MSc Plant Biology, Massey University
1998 - BSc Genetics and Physiological & Molecular Plant Biology, Massey University
Mr Lewis completed an MSc at Massey University, working in what is now the Allan Wilson Centre for Molecular Ecology and Evolution. His thesis investigated phylogenetics in the NZ tree ferns, using molecular techniques such as AFLP, PCR, and DNA sequencing. His postgraduate studies included molecular evolution, bioinformatics, plant systematics, and plant biotechnology.
Since graduating, Mr Lewis has also earned a Certificate in Film & Television Studies, leading to his working as a wiki writer for a film website. He has also worked in the New Zealand film industry.
Mr Lewis joined Edanz Group as an editor in 2012.