ALPSP’s Council comprises the Directors, Ex-officio drawn from Chairs of Committees and Co-opted members. They have a range of skills and experience and provide strategic direction for the Secretariat while keeping member matters at the heart of what we do. 

Dates of 2020 Meetings

  • Wednesday 22 January 2020
  • Wednesday 29 April 2020
  • Wednesday 24 June 2020
  • Wednesday 16 September 2020


Chair Niamh O'Connor, PLOS*
Treasurer Catherine Hill, British Ecological Society*

Ordinary Members

Patrick H Alexander, Pennsylvania State University Press*
Rod Cookson, IWA Publishing* 
Deborah Dixon, Oxford University Press*
Allison Lang, BMJ* 
Wendy Queen, Project MUSE, Johns Hopkins University Press*

Ex officio

Chair, Copyright Committee Sarah Fricker, IOP Publishing
Chair, Membership & Marketing Committee Emma Wilson, Royal Society of Chemistry
Vice Chair, Membership & Marketing Committee Lou Peck, The International Bunch
Chair, North American Steering Committee & Vice Chair Ann Michael, PLOS
Chair, ALPSP Conference Programme Committee Louise Russell, Tutton Russell Consulting
Editor-in-Chief & Chair Editorial Board Pippa Smart, PSP Consulting


Vivian Berghahn, Berghahn Books
Jasmin Lange, Brill
Vivek Mehra, SAGE Publishing


Wayne Sime, Chief Executive, Secretary to Council

* Director