Open Access role created at John Wiley

Open Access role created at John Wiley

John Wiley has created a new role, vice-president and director of Open Access, appointing Rachel Burley to the post.

Burley, who joined Wiley in 2007 and has been managing a portfolio of life sciences journals, will now lead all aspects of the growth and development of open access publishing.

Steve Miron, Wiley senior vice-president and managing director of scientific, technical, medical and scholarly, said: "As open access becomes increasingly important to authors and funders, we are exploring and developing new options which will offer a wide range of sustainable publishing routes to suit all needs.

"Rachel's new role will allow us to strengthen and grow our progress in this area."