Organization: Palgrave Macmillan
Born and Lived: Dublin, Ireland, then moved to United Kingdom after graduation, and have been living in New York for the last 6 months.
Professional Career and Activities: In charge of Palgrave Macmillan’s Sales & Rights team globally, dealing with print and online sales and licensing.
In My Spare Time: Keen triathlete, in training for my first Ironman Triathlon in Canada next August.
Favorite Books: The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins; The Robber Bride by Margaret Atwood & Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens
Pet Peeves: People who stop suddenly in front of you on the sidewalk in New York!
Philosophy: Don’t worry about the things you can’t control
Most Memorable Career Achievement: I have two: launching our ebooks platform, PalgraveConnect in record time, and PalgravePivot
Goals I Hope to Achieve Five Years from Now: To have convinced faculty members that research really is better accessed online!
How/Where Do I See the Industry in Five Years: Mainly digital with researchers being able to access all the content they need, from every publisher, when they need it.