Richard Charkin to be Keynote Speaker

Richard Charkin (HoP)We are delighted to be able to announce that Richard Charkin will be the Closing Keynote speaker at the Researcher to Reader Conference on Tuesday 25 February.  Richard will be speaking on the subject of “Is free information a threat to freedom of information?”

Richard Charkin has been a publisher since 1972, having held senior positions at Oxford University Press, Reed Elsevier, Macmillan, and Bloomsbury. At OUP he commissioned the Oxford Textbook of Medicine, took Grove Music & Art online, and led the team that digitised the OED. He currently serves as President of Bloomsbury China, President of John Wisden, Chair of Common Purpose Charitable Trust, and non-executive director of Institute of Physics Publishing and Liverpool University Press. He is President of The Book Society, on the international advisory board of the Frankfurt Book Fair, and is a regular contributor to Publishing Perspectives.  He is a Senior Advisor to Trillium Partners and is the founder and sole employee of Mensch Publishing.

There is still time to register to attend the Conference in London on 24-25 February.

Mark Carden
22 January 2020