Shalimar Shadeed is Senior Publisher for the Atlantis Press third-party journals portfolio and is responsible for providing publishing services and publishing consultancy to societies and institutional journal owners. She is also the AP subject matter expert on all aspects related to publishing ethics, journals development and indexation. Shalimar holds a Bachelor's degree in Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering and a Master's degree in Applied Biological Sciences, Immunology and Stem Cells from the Jordan University of Science and Technology. Prior to joining Atlantis Press she gained 6 years of experience in academic publishing at industry-leading publishing house Elsevier where she joined as a Publishing Support Manager for partnership journals in 2012. Her extensive outreach work in this role earned her a promotion to Senior Publishing Support Manager at the end of 2016, by which time she had also taken responsibility for Elsevier's ENSTINET portfolio of journals published in cooperation with the Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education & State Ministry of Scientific Research. Shalimar left Elsevier in April 2018 and joined Atlantis Press in her current role shortly thereafter.