Carrie Webster

Carrie has worked in open access for 20 years. Starting her publishing career at BioMed Central in 2003, she was involved in the early growth of the OA movement. Carrie joined Macmillan Science & Education in 2012 where she developed OA policies and products, launched their open access monograph program, and was also involved in the flip of Nature Communications and rise of Scientific Reports, two of the world’s leading open access titles.

As VP Open Access, Carrie is responsible for open access and transition across Springer Nature, including the performance of the OA journals portfolio and transformative business models, as well as the development of OA policy and compliance.  As part of her role, Carrie is closely involved in Springer Nature’s transformative agreements, including Projekt DEAL in Germany and the innovative multi payer agreement reached with University of California.