Ingrid Dillo holds a PhD in history. She is a generalist who over the last twenty-five years has mainly been active in the field of policy development. After a period as senior policy researcher at Research voor Beleid in Leiden she worked for many years as a senior policy advisor at the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science and at the Koninklijke Bibliotheek, the National Library of the Netherlands.
Ingrid is now deputy director at DANS (Data Archiving and Networked Services; www.dans.knaw.nl ). Among her areas of interest are research data management and the certification of digital repositories.
Ingrid is a member of the International Board of the Data Seal of Approval (DSA). She is vice chair of the Scientific Committee of the ICSU/World Data System.
She is a member of the Technical Advisory Board of Research Data Alliance (RDA) and co-chairs the RDA/WDS Interest Group on Certification of Digital Repositories and the RDA/WDS Cost Recovery for Data Centres Interest Group. She has been an active member of the former RDA/WDS Repository Audit and Certification DSA-WDS Partnership.
Ingrid is a member of the Board of Directors of the DRYAD repository.
She also participates in the Research Data Expert Group of the Knowledge Exchange.