"Implications of alternative open access publishing models" John is currently Professorial Fellow at Victoria University’s Centre for Strategic Economic Studies (CSES) and Director of the Centre’s Information Technologies and the Information Economy Program. John has had a number of years experience in information technology policy, more general industry policy and related economic research. He has published and spoken widely on information technology, industry, and science and technology policy issues. John has led a number of successful projects on behalf of national and international clients, and has compiled a number of reports for the OECD – including the 2005 OECD report on scientific publishing, and recent reports for JISC in the UK, SURF in Netherlands and DEFF in Denmark. In 1998, John was awarded a National Australia Day Council, Australia Day Medal for his contribution to industry policy development.