Jan Willem Wijnen PhD


Executive Publisher, Elsevier Science

wijnen_jw_smallJan Willem Wijnen obtained his PhD in organic chemistry at the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen in 1997. He was researcher at ATO-DLO (Wageningen) for a year, after which he became publishing editor chemistry at Kluwer Academic Publishers (now Springer). Later he took the position of business developer within this company. He worked as a publishing consultant and project manager for several other academic publishers and was a senior publisher at Kluwer Juridische Uitgeverij.

Currently he is executive publisher for Elsevier Science. In this position he manages a portfolio of 15 journals in physics and is involved in setting up new innovative academic publications. 

Jan Willem Wijnen participated in the speeddate session of the PCDI Postdoc Retreat STEM 2013.