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Rachel Burley: Publishing Director

Rachel has responsibility for all of BioMed Central and SpringerOpen’s editorial and commercial activity. She joined Springer Nature in 2016.

Rachel was previously Vice President and Director of Open Access at Wiley, where she led the strategic planning and development of Wiley’s open access initiatives. Prior to that, Rachel spent seven years at Nature Publishing Group where she developed several new journals including Nature Methods

Peter-Paul Delsman: Head of Publishing Operations

Peter-Paul is responsible for leading the London Journal Editorial Office to support the peer review processes for authors, reviewers and editors across all open access journals. In addition he manages the Production and Datawarehouse teams at BioMed Central and SpringerOpen, ensuring content is published to a high quality quickly and efficiently. Peter-Paul's career has many years of experience in an operations environment which spans across book and journal publishing in the STM world. Peter-Paul has a background in Russian linguistics.