Michael Willis. With a background in Classics (ancient history and literature), Michael Willis started his publishing career with CatchWord in publishing online journals for scholarly publishers. He joined Blackwell Publishing in 2005 managing journal editorial offices in health sciences. His remit expanded in 2014 to oversee all of Wiley’s in-house editorial offices in the EMEA region, overseeing the development and implementation of peer review best practice across all disciplines and peer review models. Since 2019 he has been a Researcher Advocate, exploring how publishers can best meet the needs and aspirations of researchers as editors, reviewers and authors in the submission and peer review process. Michael was President of the International Society of Managing and Technical Editors in 2016-2017.