Mathias Astell

Director of Marketing

Mathias Astell | Hindawi

After years working in HE colleges and then trade publishing, Mathias moved into academic publishing in 2013, joining SAGE Publications. Since then he has worked at Nature Publishing Group, Springer Nature and BMJ, with responsibility for marketing of some of the world’s largest and leading open access journals (including Scientific Reports, Scientific Data and BMJ Open).

Throughout his career he has been consistently involved in various elements of open science (primarily open access, open data and preprints) and also has a keen interest in metrics, author services and community-led initiatives.