Rhodri Jackson is Publishing Director for Open Access and Asia journals at Oxford University Press (OUP), leading teams across the UK, the US, China, and Japan. He is responsible for the growth and development of OUP’s open access journals publishing, and for setting and delivering OUP’s open access and open research strategy and policies. OUP is a mission-based university press, committed to open access publishing, and to ensuring that high-quality scholarly research is disseminated, read, and re-used as widely as possible.
Rhodri joined OUP in 2004 and after a brief spell in the English Language Teaching division has spent the last fifteen years working in journals publishing. He has worked across STM, HSS, and legal journals, with open access providing a constant theme throughout his career. Rhodri has played an active role in the evolution and development of open access publishing over the past two decades, serving two terms on the board of the Open Access Scholarly Publishing Association (OASPA), and acting as OASPA Treasurer from 2014-2018.
Rhodri has worked with OUP’s China and Japan-based teams since 2014 and is responsible for OUP’s journals strategy and programme in Asia.