Niels Stern (http://linkedin.com/in/nielsstern) is head of publishing at the Nordic Council of Ministers (NCM) which is the intergovernmental co-operation between the Nordic countries (www.norden.org/en).
Niels has more than thirteen years of experience working with e-publishing and research communication. He has played a key role in several international Open Access projects. Lately he has been the initiator and project manager of the NCM Open Access project finalized March 2014. Niels holds a Master of Arts in Nordic Literature (Univ. of Copenhagen) and a Master of Arts in Communications (Univ. of London).