Joanna Ball is the Managing Director of the Directory of Open Access Journals, a community-led open infrastructure which curates a unique index of over 20,000 diverse open access journals from around the world. Joanna is responsible for ensuring that DOAJ fulfils its mission by setting strategic direction, leading on advocacy and engagement, and securing the organisation’s sustainability. Joanna joined DOAJ in 2022 after spending over 25 years in academic library management and leadership roles in the UK and Denmark. She is a previous Chair of UKSG’s Board of Trustees.

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