Chief Academic Officer, Elsevier
As chief academic officer at Elsevier, Nick Fowler leads the Research Networks group, which collaborates with senior leaders of the world’s leading universities, funders and research policymakers. He has set up collaborations with universities to address topics such as the future of academic assessment, advancing inclusion and diversity in recruitment, and measuring societal and economic impact. He is also Elsevier’s policy lead for areas such as open science and research evaluation. Dr Fowler serves as Elsevier’s representative on the board of the STM Association, the global trade association for science, technical and medical publishers. He has chaired the association since October 2020. He is also a council member of the UK Publishers Association. He served as its treasurer in 2012-13 and its president from 2013-14.