ZIYAD MARAR is Executive Vice President and Global Publishing Director of SAGE. His academic background is in the philosophy and psychology of language (Exeter and London Universities). In recent years he has focused on supporting the social sciences more generally, and serves on the board of the Campaign for Social Science. He has spoken and written on this theme in various international contexts.
He is the author of three books combining his interests in psychology and philosophy; The Happiness Paradox, Deception and most recently Intimacy: Understanding the Subtle Power of Human Connection.