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Jeroen Sondervan

Programme Leader Open Scholarly Communication, Dutch Research Council (NWO) / Open Science NL

Between 2007 and 2016, Jeroen worked as a publisher at Amsterdam University Press. There he oversaw the creation of many open access books and was closely involved in the inception and development of diamond open access journals. In 2015, Jeroen worked as an open access publishing consultant at Utrecht University Library. Then, in 2019, he took on the role of programme leader open access at the Utrecht University Open Science Programme. In this capacity, he actively promoted and facilitated the culture shift towards Open Science, alongside the other themes such as recognition & rewards, public engagement, FAIR data and software, and open education.
As of the 1st of April 2023, he joined the Dutch Research Council (NWO) as Open Access policy advisor and Programme Leader for Open Scholarly Communication at the national initiative Open Science NL. In Open Science NL, Jeroen will focus on open access, but will also broaden his scope to include open peer review, open research information and new ways of scholarly publishing.