Claire was appointed Executive Director in 2016 having led the development and growth of OASPA during her time with the association. She joined in 2012 as Membership and Communications Manager, building on a successful background in scholarly publishing. Prior to working for OASPA, Claire worked for 12 years in the academic publishing sector, building up editorial and management experience and valuable insight into the industry.
Events and Communications Coordinator
Bernie joined OASPA in April 2019 as Events and Communications Coordinator. Prior to joining OASPA, Bernie worked for five years as an independent consultant providing market research, marketing strategy and customer insight services to scholarly communication organisations. Before that she worked in various marketing roles with academic publisher SAGE, working closely with researchers, librarians, publishers and the wider research community. She has contributed to many scholarly communication events and written on industry matters with an aim to improve understanding of existing needs and challenges.