Charon Duermeijer, PhD

Charon Duermeijer, PhD

Dr. Charon Duermeijer is Senior Director of Academic Customer Engagement, Research Solutions, at Elsevier, responsible for outreach with key academic stakeholders around the world to understand their needs and ambitions and explore how Elsevier can help achieve them. She joined Elsevier in 2000 and held various roles in Publishing. In her most recent role as Publishing Director, she was responsible for the global strategic direction and development of the Physics journal business unit, with more than 80 journals.

Before joining Elsevier, Charon worked for Kluwer Academic Publishers. In 1999, she finished her PhD in Geophysics at Utrecht University in the Netherlands. Earlier she worked as a geologist for Goldfields of South Africa.

She has a strong interest in science communication and a passion for education and knowledge sharing. In 2015, she was a volunteer for Elsevier’s Publishers Without Borders program in Tanzania, supporting Tanzania to become a nation where science and scientific publishing are embedded in the universities and research institutions. She is based in Amsterdam.

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