Developer of metadata standards and tools for (bio)scientists. Experience includes: community and team building/management; UX design and specification; workflow modelling; development of guidelines documents and XML-based resources; project promotion through talks and direct approach. Consultant (mostly on process) to several independent standards development projects. Author of well-received papers. An able and approachable mentor and an enthusiastic advocate of pragmatic, user-centered design and engineering with a background in, and enduring love of evolutionary biology.