James Milne

Dr James Milne is a publishing professional with over 25 years’ experience in Scientific, Technical and Medical publishing.

He is currently Senior Vice President for the American Chemical Society’s Journal Publishing Group.  In this role, he is responsible for the strategic development of the society’s highly esteemed portfolio of sixty journals, leading the editorial, operations, production and digital strategy groups for the organization.

His vision is to develop ACS products and services to place the organization at the forefront of the information profession, while truly satisfying the information needs of the global research community. In this context, he identifies and supports the goals of the International Association of STM Publishing, to advance our industry for the good of science and scholarly research.

Prior to joining the ACS in 2016, he held positions at Wiley (Global Publishing Director), Royal Society of Chemistry (Managing Director, RSC Publishing), and various business development roles with Elsevier.

He is the Vice-Chair of the Board of STM, and previously sat on the Council of ALPSP, and the Board for CCDC.