Nandita Quaderi

Dr. Nandita Quaderi is a Senior Vice President and the Editor-in-Chief for Web of Science at Clarivate. She is a leader in transforming publishing practices, an open research advocate and former scientific researcher. Nandita has a keen interest in supporting publishers maintain the integrity of the scholarly record while shaping the research communications systems of the future.

In her current role she has oversight of the Web of Science editorial division, the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) and the Research Professional News team. She has overall responsibility for editorial strategy, selection of Web of Science content and inclusion in Journal Citation Reports (JCR). She and her team have transformed editorial policies and practices in recent years and continually look for ways to innovate and improve collaborative interactions with publishers. In addition, they work with the research community to tackle new forms of manipulation and fraudulent enterprises that undermine trusted research.

Nandita joined Clarivate in 2018 as an accomplished senior publishing executive with almost 15 years’ experience in open access publishing. Most recently she was Publishing Director, Open Research at Springer Nature with responsibility for the OA Nature Portfolio journals and before that, Editorial Director at BMC where she was instrumental in demonstrating the viability and sustainability of open access in the early years of the movement. Prior to this, Nandita was a Principal Investigator at the MRC Centre for Developmental Neurobiology at King’s College London. Nandita has a BA in Chemistry from the University of Oxford and a PhD in Molecular Genetics from Imperial College.