MedEds 2015: Dubai airport: 2014Croatia workshop: Prague: publishing books
MedEds 2015: Dubai airport: 2014Croatia workshop: Prague: publishing books

Consultancy services

I provide a variety of consultancy services for journal editors and publishers. My main strength is in working with mission-driven publishers and organizations to help them improve their quality, visibility and standards. The type of consultancy that I provide includes:



  • Advising and working with publishers and editors to create strategic development plans for their journals and other publications
  • Placing journals with publishers (writing RFPs, assisting with tenders and negotiations, supporting handover)
  • Advising on editorial and other agreements
  • Advice on ethical and other problems
  • Research
  • Facilitating meetings
  • Advice and support for launching new products

Previous work has included:

  • Helping several associations to move their journals to new publishing companies
  • Working with a publisher to flip their entire portfolio to Open Access
  • Auditing journals to identify development areas
  • Assisting journals to be indexed in Medline
  • Writing advice notes for a contract negotiation
  • Contributing to the writing of a book on intellectual property rights
  • Providing ongoing advice, support and assistance to several journals to help them develop their systems, standards and workflows
  • Creating a resource guide for how to launch a new journal
  • Advising on contracts and agreement forms for a large IGO publisher
  • Acting as a consultant to develop a publishing training programme for an international organization
  • Providing ad-hoc advice on ethical issues encountered by publishers and editors
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