Maria Bellantone

FORCE11 Member since January 11, 2021

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Well-rounded publishing professional with a passion for science communication. Former researcher, editor, publisher. Experienced at managing international editorial teams, coordinating academic boards, and driving journal strategy and innovative editorial policies.

I have a keen interest in the unfolding evolution of Open Access and digital publishing and the innovations that impact the way research outputs are used and disseminated. I have been active in a wide range of fields in the physical sciences and have built a wide network in the scientific community. A strong communicator, I am regularly invited to give lectures and talks on scientific publishing to academic audiences.

Experienced in both books and journal publishing, including society collaborations, cross-company transfer procedures and a keen interest in supporting the sustainable development goals.