Rob Johnson of Research Consulting and Vanessa Proudman of SPARC Europe look at a recent survey of of European funders to explore what’s being done to drive change in scholarly communication, and argue that funders’ open policies could be backed up more by funders’ own practices.
Founder and Director, Research Consulting. Rob has led more than 100 projects for clients across government, academia and the private and not-for-profit sectors. Their work encompasses strategy formulation, public policy, international development, organizational design, technology adoption, market research and more. Rob is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, a member of the leadership group for the Open Scholarship Initiative, and serves as an independent reviewer and evaluator for the European Commission.