As an independent consultant with a strong international network, Melanie Imming is involved in different expert groups and networks on topics like FAIR data, often for for SURF, the Netherlands’ infrastructure provider for research. She leads the project Accelerate Open Science within the framework of the Dutch National Platform Open Science, and recently she co-authored the report Data Stewardship on the map; A study of tasks and roles in Dutch Research Institutes. In 2018 she authored the report FAIR Data Advanced Use Cases: from principles to practice in the Netherlands.
Previously, Melanie was involved in over 15 European projects like the EOSCpilot, EUDAT and Openaire as Head of international projects for LIBER Europe and Senior Project Manager for the National Library of the Netherlands. Melanie has a MA in Political Science from the University of Amsterdam.