I am an Associate Director, Associate Professor and Principal Investigator at the Oxford e-Research Centre, part of the Department of University of Oxford Engineering at the University of Oxford, UK.
I am also a Consultant for Springer Nature, and Founding Honorary Academic Editor of the Scientific Data journal.
I am a co-author of the FAIR principles (http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/sdata.2016.18) and of the FAIRmetrics (https://doi.org/10.1101/225490). My interests and activities are in the areas of knowledge and information management , and interoperability of applications in the life, environmental and biomedical sciences, impacting on the reproducibility of research outputs and the evolution of scholarly publishing , which drive science and discoveries. I am a founding and/or on the Board of several international grass-root standards, advocacy groups and non-for-profit efforts, including the Research Data Alliance (Technical Advisory Board until 2016), Data Dryad (Board of Directors until 2017) and ELIXIR UK Node.
My team and I run a variety of research and infrastructure projects, among them the FAIRsharing resource that is also part of RDA: https://fairsharing.org