Peter Hendriks is a senior publishing professional with broad experience in both professional and scientific publishing. He obtained an MBA from the University of Groningen after which he joined Wolters Kluwer in 1987 as a Management Trainee. In 1991 he became Publisher and later Business Unit Director at Kluwer Professional Netherlands, and in 1999 he joined Kluwer Academic Publishers, initially as Vice President U.S., and was later appointed as CEO & President in 2001. Kluwer Academic Publishers was then bought by private equity investors and merged with Springer in 2003 where Peter became a member of the Springer Executive Board in different roles for the next 13 years. He left what had by then become Springer Nature in 2016 after which he took up a number of supervisory and advisory board positions in different companies (including Atlantis Press). From April 2017 to December 2018, he served as CEO of Dutch educational publisher Malmberg which belongs to the Sanoma media group. Since then he has become Partner & CFO at 227 Search and continues to act as Advisory Board Member for several companies.