Niels Stern

  • OAPEN Foundation

Niels Stern is the director of OAPEN. He began his career in scholarly book publishing in 2003 with an emphasis on digital publishing. In this capacity he became a co-founder of the OAPEN project in 2008. Moving on to the Nordic Council of Ministers in 2011 as head of publishing, he created a Nordic open access policy and publication repository. Since 2014 Niels Stern has acted as independent expert for the European Commission on open science and e-infrastructures. In 2017 he joined the Royal Danish Library as head of department, managing license portfolios for five universities and serving as chief negotiator for the national license consortium.

ORCID ID: 0000-0001-6466-9748


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