Anne Kitson is currently Managing Director of The Lancet and Cell Press, based in London and Cambridge, MA and part of RELX plc. With over 30 years of experience in the publishing industry, Anne has been at Elsevier for 21 years. Previous roles have been across editorial, marketing, production and sales, and included products from academic books, trade and reference, B2B newsletters and scholarly journals. Before joining Elsevier Anne worked at Blackwell Publishers, Oxford University Press, and Pergamon. She is a senior executive with international leadership experience within a global FTSE 50 organization with particular competence in business unit leadership, strategic planning, product development, innovation, strategic business development, change management, M&A, acquisition embedment, asset divestment, business analysis, and marketing.