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Mr Jon Johnson

Professional Title: IT Specialist/IT Architect
Other: Technical Lead

Primary domain: Metadata and data management

Organization name: CLOSER, Institute of Education

Organization type: Academia/Research

City / Country: London - United Kingdom

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Data Management and Metadata specialist working at the UK Data Archive leading the infrastructure strand of the EPSRC funded Smart Meter Research Portal. I also provide technical oversight and leadership on the development of the CLOSER Metadata Search Platform ( being developed as part of the CLOSER collaboration between eight of the UK's birth cohorts and longitudinal studies. I am the Vice-Chair of the DDI Alliance Technical Committee, and am responsible for documentation on current (3.x) and forthcoming (DDI4) versions of the DDI standard. I am also currently co-chair of the European DDI Conference ( I have previously worked as a senior developer in software houses in the insurance and banking sectors and also in the civil service.