Paul Dietze is Professor at the National Drug Research Institute and co-Director of the Disease Elimination Program at the Burnet Institute in Melbourne, Australia. He is Executive Editor of Drug and Alcohol Review (2014-) and was previously an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Drug Policy and Deputy Editor of Drug and Alcohol Review. As Executive Editor, he manages all submissions to Drug and Alcohol Review. He has published over 350 journal articles and numerous book chapters spanning the epidemiology of alcohol and other drug use and related harms through to clinical intervention studies. He has a strong interest in developing early career researchers and responding to predatory publishers and journals.