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Nicko Goncharoff

China STM Scholarly Publishing Market

Organization: Osmanthus Consulting Ltd.


Nicko Goncharoff is an entrepreneur and business executive with more than 20 years’ experience in scholarly research software, data and publishing. His company, Osmanthus Consulting, provides global business and operational strategy services for the STM publishing and research technology sectors, with a focus on Greater China. Prior to establishing Osmanthus Consulting Nicko held senior management roles at Clarivate and Digital Science and co-founded two scientific research AI technology companies.

Nicko is also the author of the International STM Publishing in China: State of the Market Report 2023, published in collaboration with Clarke & Esposito.

Nicko spent more than ten years living and working in the Greater China region and is fluent in spoken and written Mandarin Chinese. He is based in Scotland.