Lydia Tacx

Lydia Tacx

Occupation

Director Open Access Enablement Journal Indexation

Lydia is the Director of Open Access Enablement Journal Indexation at Elsevier. Since Lydia joined the Open Access (OA) team in 2013, has been very effective in setting up the fundamental processes and policies around OA and the associated internal and external communication. In different subsequent team settings, she has formed the coordinating and connection point between centrally organized elements and the journal publishing teams. She recently launched an e-commerce author engagement tool to communicate effectively with authors about our publishing options, as well as with funders and institutes in terms of relevant racking metrics.

Lydia studied at the College of Journalism and holds a master’s degree in History and an International Executive MBA. Before she joined Elsevier in 2011 she worked as a journalist, publisher and product developer for Reed Business and the Dutch roadside assistance company ANWB.