Nigel Fletcher-Jones is Director of The American University in Cairo Press, and actively commissions in Egyptology and Near Eastern Archaeology. Nigel has held executive level positions with international publishing companies including Blackwell Publishing Inc., Nature Publishing Group, Elsevier and Cell Press. He is currently a member of the Publications Committee of the World Council of Comparative Education Societies. Nigel was one of the pioneers of online journal publishing and continues to be deeply committed to the development of community-targeted web services. He is a former member of the AAP/PSP Executive Council and holds a PhD in palaeo-anthropology from the University of Durham.