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Emerald Publishing appoints Amy Jones as Chief Transformation Officer

10th May 2024

Emerald Publishing is delighted to announce Amy Jones will be joining the company’s C-Suite as Chief Transformation Officer.


Amy will undertake her new role from 1st July 2024 and will oversee a broad range of business areas including Delivery, IT Operations, and Architecture and Software Engineering teams. 

Currently, Amy is Delivery Director at Emerald, and through this role Amy has established frameworks to align our goals to our strategic vision, optimised our processes and supported the development of our approach to data governance. 

Amy has previously worked at the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and has a proven track record of leading highly successful transformation. As academic publishing continues to evolve at a rapid pace, Amy’s expertise will help Emerald reach its ambitious vision for the future.

Simon Cox, Chief Operating Officer at Emerald, said: “At Emerald we’re committed to continuous improvement and recognise the role of innovation in improving customer experience. Amy's leadership will be vital as we execute our plan for growth and further innovation. 

“Amy’s strategic vision, combined with her collaborative approach, will be invaluable as we look to the future. I want to congratulate Amy on this appointment and wish her every success in her new role.”

Speaking of her new appointment, Amy Jones said: “I’m very excited to be stepping into this new role and honoured to be entrusted to lead Emerald’s transformation journey. My vision is to evolve Emerald's metabolic rate, allowing us to initiate strategic change much earlier in our planning cycles and accelerate towards our growth goals. 

“I’m a firm believer in a collaborative approach to unlock the potential of strategic planning, and I look forward to continuing to work closely with my team and the wider organisation to progress Emerald towards its exciting and ambitious vision."


About Emerald Publishing

Founded by management scholars in 1967, and now part of the Cambridge Information Group, Emerald Publishing provides a range of publishing services to help researchers tell their stories in a meaningful and timely way, providing innovative tools and services to build confidence and capability in impactful research. As a proud signatory of DORA, Emerald is committed to establishing new pathways to impact, making research more accessible, and helping communities make decisions that change their world for the better.

For over 50 years Emerald's core purpose has been to champion fresh thinkers and help them make a difference so that little by little those in academia or in practice can unite to bring positive change in the real world. Emerald Publishing is proud to be Highly Commended for the Alison Morrison Diversity and Inclusivity Award in the Independent Publishers Guild's Independent Publishing Awards 2023.

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