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Nick Fowler, Contributor

Nick Fowler


Dr Nick Fowler

Chief Academic Officer


Dr Nick Fowler is Elsevier’s Chief Academic Officer. He leads Elsevier’s Research Networks group, which collaborates with senior leaders of the world’s leading universities, funders and research policymakers. He has been instrumental in setting 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. Nick is also Elsevier’s policy lead for areas such as open science and research evaluation.

Nick serves as Elsevier’s representative on the Board of the STM Association, the global trade association for scientific, technical and medical publishers. He has chaired the Association since October 2020. Nick is also a Council Member of the UK Publishers Association. He served as Treasurer in 2012–13 and President in 2013–14.