Peter Richardson has been Managing Director of The British Editorial Society of Bone & Joint Surgery, an orthopaedic educational charity, since 2010. The Society publishes journals, including The Bone & Joint Journal, the leading international journal for orthopaedic surgeons and researchers. Prior to this, Peter worked at the Royal Society of Medicine for 13 years, where he was Managing Director of the Royal Society of Medicine Press. Before joining the RSM, Peter was Publishing Director at Churchill Livingstone, now part of Elsevier. He is also a Director and Honorary Treasurer of the Association of Learned & Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP), a Non-Executive Director of Portland Press Ltd, the publishing subsidiary of the Biochemical Society, and a Director of the Publishers Licensing Society. Outside work Peter has a strong interest in music, and is Chairman of the Medical Music Society of London, formerly the RSM Music Society, which he and colleagues established in 2012, and which is now a registered charity.