Dr Simon Hodson
Professional Title: Other (please specify)
Other: Executive Director
Primary domain: Research data policy and national coordination
Organization name: CODATA
Organization type: Other (please specify) - obligatory
City / Country: Paris - France
Simon Hodson is Executive Director of CODATA, an organisation whose mission is to strengthen international science for the benefit of society by promoting improved scientific and technical data management and use. He also sits on the Board of Directors of the Dryad data repository, a not-for-profit initiative to make the data underlying scientific publications discoverable, freely reusable, and citable. From 2009 to 2013, as Programme Manager, Simon led two successive phases of Jisc's innovative Managing Research Data programme.