Leon Heward-Mills

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Taylor & Francis Group

Job Title

Managing Director Researcher Services



Leon started his publishing career at Chapman and Hall, sister company to Routledge in the early 90s. He was Head of Publishing at the Institution of Civil Engineers and Chief Executive of the Society for Endocrinology. Leon joined Taylor & Francis as Global Publishing Director for Journals in April 2015, becoming Managing Director Researcher Services in January 2019. He leads on commercial strategy for researcher content, products and services with responsibility for editorial, quality, peer review, and production services for Taylor & Francis journals and the development of new products and services of value to those operating in the global research ecosystem, i.e. researchers, librarians, learned societies, research institutions, funders and government.