• If you are citizen of an European Union member nation, you may not use this service unless you are at least 16 years old.

  • You already know Dokkio is an AI-powered assistant to organize & manage your digital files & messages. Very soon, Dokkio will support Outlook as well as One Drive. Check it out today!


Delegate biographical information A-M

Page history last edited by PBworks 16 years, 11 months ago

Delegate biographical information, surnames A-M

 To add your biographical details and website:


1. Click the 'edit page' button at the top of the page

2. If you haven't logged in before, type your name, email address and password (provided in your Joining Instructions) in the boxes provided

3. Type your details in the free text box next to your name and job title

4. Click 'save' at the bottom the page when you have finished


Delegate biographical information N-Z

Digitisation blog

Name Job title and organisation Biography/website
Sheila Anderson Director, Arts and Humanities Data Service,

King's College London

David Baker Principal, College of St Mark and St John  
Christine Baldwin Consultant , Information Design & Management Christine Baldwin is an independent consultant working in the area of information managment and electronic publishing. She formed Information Design & Management in 1995 and worked previously as a publisher and a librarian. She has undertaken a number of projects for JISC, including development of its programme management framework, various programme reviews and strategic studies. Working closer to the coal face, whe was prgramme manager of the JISC PALS 2 programme on publisher metadata and interoperability. She is writing the report on this conference.
Julian Ball Project Manager, BOPCRIS  
Chris Batt Chief Executive, MLA  
Neil Beagrie  
Neil Beagrie is internationally recognised for his work on digital curation and digital preservation within the library and data communities. He is principal investigator for the AHRC-funded “Digital Lives” project at the British Library and will be speaking at the conference on the preservation of user-generated content and the Digital Lives project.
Emma Beer Manager, Strategic Content Alliance Manages the Strategic Content Alliance which is developing a framework for key public sector organisations to collaborate and coordination their e-content activities so that they make best use of limited funding available in order to fully realise the potential of e-content for the benefit of the UK and its citizens. Emma has worked in publishing, as a history researcher and Project Manager at the AHDS. She has a keen interest in moving images.  
Richard Boulderstone Director eIS, The British Library  
Mark Brown University Librarian, University of Southampton University Librarian at the University of Southampton since 2001. Director of the digitisation team at Southampton and Project Director for a range of digitisation projects, including the AHRC EPPI Project, the 18th Century Parliamentary Papers Project and the current CURL-JSTOR 19th Century Pamphlets Project. A member of JISC Content and Services Committee.on the EDINA Board. Currently Chair of the Consortium of University Research Libraries (CURL)
Dan Burnstone Publishing Director, ProQuest Dan Burnstone is Publishing Director for Chadwyck-Healey, a part of ProQuest, where he is responsible for services in literature, history, music, performing arts and other humanities and social science areas. He was educated at Cambridge University where he completed a degree in English Literature and then a Ph.D. Before starting his career in publishing he was a university lecturer. Dan is a member of the Serial Publishers Executive at the Publishers Association and was formerly the Corporate Industrial Advisor attached to the Humanities Research Institute at the University of Sheffield. He oversees ProQuest’s involvement in the JISC-funded project to digitise large parts of the John Johnson collection of printed ephemera in collaboration with the Bodleian Library and the University of Oxford.
Peter Carden Lecturer, Bishop Auckland College  
Justin Champion Head of History, Royal Holloway  
John Chapman Project Adviser: Technical Policy and Standards, Becta

John is currently managing the roll-out of Shibboleth in the UK school sector as part of the UK Access Management Federation for Education and Research (www.ukfederation.org.uk) and is involved with Becta's work on the Schools Interoperability Framework (SIF) (www.sifinfo.org/uk). He has an interest in identity management and is working with the Department for Children, Schools and Families in this area.

James Clay ILT & LRC Manager, Gloucestershire College

James Clay has been ILT & Learning Gateway Manager at Gloucestershire College since November 2006. James is responsible for the VLE, the use of learning technologies, e-learning, the libraries, digital and online resources and the strategic direction of the college in relation to the use of learning technologies. One of James’ current interests is in learning on the handheld devices that learners have. So how can we create learning activities which work on mobile phones, iPods, PSPs, PDAs, digital cameras, PVRs and others… James Clay previously was Director of the Western Colleges Consortium from 2001 to 2006. 

Aly Conteh Digitisation Programme Manager, British Library  
Angelo Conti Director ILT Services, Swansea College Director of Information and Learning Services at Swansea College, Wales, UK (Further Education). Member of the Senior Management Team at Swansea College. Key responsibilities - Startegic Leadership of 4 Primary Areas - ILT Development Team, Computer Services and Network Team. Learning Resource Centre Team. Learndirect Team. Interestingly all my qualifications are within the Visual Arts (photography) with a Masters in Fine Art ! I also worked as Freelance Photographer for 10 years before coming into Full Time Education.
Jess Crilly

Learning Resources Manager,

University of the Arts London

Peter Crowe

Resource & IT Systems Manager,

North Trafford College

Louisa Dale Partnership Manager, JISC  
David Dawson Senior Policy Adviser, MLA  
Stuart Dempster Director, Strategic Content Alliance Stuart Dempster is Director of the Strategic Content Alliance . An initiative sponsored by JISC, BBC, Becta, British Library, MLA, National e-Science Centre and the NHS to deliver a UK Content Framework in collaboration with other key stakeholders. Priviously Stuart steered the development of the JISC Digitisation Programmes, digitisation at The Wellcome Trust and digital libray initiatives at United News and Media and The Press Association.  
Catherine Draycott

Head, Wellcome Images,

Chair, BAPLA

Catherine Draycott has been Head of Wellcome Images since 1992 and Chairman of The British Association of Picture Libraries and Agencies (BAPLA) since 2000, serving on it's Executive Committee since 1997. With an academic background in languages and history of art, she worked as a photographer then in commercial advertising and PR photography before joining the Wellcome Trust to develop a picture library for it's collection of over 2.5 million items. The Wellcome Images website has just been launched at http://images.wellcome.ac.uk where it's collection of images ranging from manuscripts, rare books and paintings to micrographs, scans and photographs spans the history of medicine and civilisation from antiquity to the present day. The images are available under the Creative Commons Attribution, Non-commercial Licence 2.0 UK.
Alastair Dunning Digitisation Programme Manager, JISC Digitistion Programme Manager for JISC since April 2007, overseeing 8 of the 16 Phase 2 digitisation projects. Responsible for oversight of the project plus managing strategic direction of the programme as a whole. Previously Alastair worked at the Arts and Humanities Data Service
Liam Earney JISC Collections Team Manager  
Paul S Ell

Director, Centre for Data Digitisation & Analysis

Queen's Belfast

Paul S Ell is the founding director of the Centre for Data Digitisation and Analysis (CDDA) at Queen’s Belfast. He has research interests in e-Science, e-resources and Geographical Information Systems. He is the author of many articles and half a dozen books including two published by Cambridge University Press, one examining the geography of Victorian religion in Britain, and a second looking at the role of Geographical Information Systems in the Humanities and Arts. As director of CDDA he has been awarded more than 45 grants worth, in total, over £6 million with funding from many of the major UK and US funders including ESRC, BA, AHRC, Wellcome, NEH, NSF and IMLS. The Centre has been involved in the development of a number of key strategic e-resources including the Great Britain Historical GIS, the Vision of Britain through time, Historical Hansards, the Database of Irish Historical Statistics, the Act of Union Virtual Library and BOPCRIS. Ell actively promotes the Centre and Queen’s University internationally in a leadership role within the University of California at Berkeley based Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative, and as an organiser of conference sessions at the Association of American Geographers and the US-based Social Science History Association. He has established memoranda of understanding with key research centres around the world with e-resource and GIS interests including the Humanities GIS Center at Academia Sinica in Taiwan, the Polis Center at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis and with International and Area Studies at UC Berkeley.

E-mail: paul.ell@qub.ac.uk

Ricky Erway Programme officer, OCLC Programs and Research Ricky Erway is a program officer in the OCLC Programs and Research, where she focuses on digital library activities. Before RLG and OCLC merged in July of 2006, she was Manager of Digital Resources at RLG, responsible for CAMIO (the Catalog of Art Museum Images Online) and RLG Cultural Materials (digitized special collections from a variety of libraries, archives, and museums) and was a key player in the development of ArchiveGrid (a service that aggregates bibliographic records and finding aids describing archival and special collections). Before joining RLG, Ricky worked at the Library of Congress for nine years, the last five as associate coordinator of the American Memory program, aimed at significantly increasing public access to the special collections of the Library of Congress. She has an MLS from the University of Wisconsin, USA.

Location: Mountain View, California

E-mail: erwayr@oclc.org

Shirley Evans

Director Business Enterprise and Development - the Royal National College for the Blind

Richard Everett

Imaging Manager,

The Wellcome Trust

Peter Findlay Project Manager, British Library  
David F Flanders Manager - SOURCE project, Birkbeck

Talk to me about: Managing digitised content in repositories, SOA & ROA (e.g. APIs esp. OSIDs), 3D Markup Language, Multimedia content and interesting historical facts about Wales. :)


project website: http://www.source.bbk.ac.uk

blog: http://www.dfflanders.wordpress.com

email: d.flanders@bbk.ac.uk

skype: david.flanders

office: 020 7193 6934


SUPPORT CREATIVE COMMONS (attribution-sharealike)!


Chris Fowler

Head of E-Library Services,

University of Southampton

Elaine Fulton Director, Scottish Library and Information Council  
Ralf Goebel Programme Director, German Research Foundation  
Stephen Grace

Digitisation Project Manager.

Imperial War Museum

Claus Gravenhorst

Director Business Development,

CCS Content Conversion Specialists GmbH

Claus Gravenhorst was born in Berlin, Germany on January 12th, 1953. He holds a diploma in Electrical Engineering. For many years he was in charge of the product management for document capture products. Today he is the Director of Business Development at CCS Content Conversion Specialists GmbH, Hamburg and therefore responsible for the strategic adjustment of the enterprise. During the EU FP5 research project METAe from 2000 to 2003 Claus Gravenhorst collaborated with 16 international cultural heritage institutions and was responsible for the project management, exploration and dissemination.





Web Site:



Robin Green

Executive Director,

Consortium of Research Libraries (CURL)

Catherine Grout JISC Programme Director e-Content  
Kevin Guthrie President, Ithaka  
Anette Hagan

Rare Books Curator,

National Library of Scotland

Edward Hampshire

Collections Adviser,

The National Archives

Elizabeth Harbord

Head of Content and Customer Services,

University of York Library & Archives

Nicole Harris JISC Senior Services Transition Manager  
Dr Nicholas Hiley

Head of the British Cartoon Archive,

University of Kent

Sharon Howard Project Manager, University of Sheffield  
Jeff Hulbert Project Manager, BFI  
Arwel Jones

Head of Digital Developments,

National Library of Wales

Dan Jones

Head of Business Development,

The National Archives

Philip Jones

Project Officer,

University of East London

The East London Theatre Archive Project will create an invaluable database, helping to address the lack of digital resources in the performing arts sector. Creating in the region of 15,000 digital object, sourced from theatre archives within East London and the V&A's Theatre Collection.


Peter B. Kaufman

President and Executive Producer,

Intelligent Television

Peter B. Kaufman is president and executive producer of Intelligent Television (http://www.intelligenttelevision.com) in New York. Intelligent Television’s productions and research projects focus on making educational and cultural material more widely accessible worldwide. Kaufman also serves as an expert consultant on access issues for the Library of Congress’s Division of Motion Pictures, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound (http://mic.imtc.gatech.edu/navcc_1.htm); video curator for the One Laptop Per Child project (http://www.laptop.org); a member of the American Council of Learned Societies Commission on Cyberinfrastructure for the Humanities and Social Sciences, (http://www.acls.org/cyberinfrastructure/cyber.htm); and in 2006-2007 completed a one-year appointment as associate director of the Center for New Media Teaching and Learning at Columbia University (http://ccnmtl.columbia.edu).

E-mail: PBK@intelligenttv.com

Catherine Kearney

Assistant Director,

Scottish Library and Information Council

Mike Keller University Librarian, Stanford University http://highwire.stanford.edu/~mkeller
Brian Kelly UK Web Focus,UKOLN, University of Bath
Jean Kempf

Professor and Director of the Lyon University Press,

Presses Universitaires de Lyon

Lyon UP has launched a program of OA monography starting with OP titles and now proceeding with (almost) all new titles being published both in print form and digital format. Lyon UP has a long experience of e-thesis publication and has developed its own .xml publishing chain (Cyberdocs) which is now being used for monographs, while more adapted systems are being developed.

E-MAIL : Jean.Kempf@univ-lyon2.fr

Heather Lane

Librarian & Keeper,

Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge

Stuart Lee

Director, Computing Services,

Oxford University

Running Oxford University's Computing Services, and also a lecturer in English literature. Project Director on the JISC Digitisation project 'First World War Poetry', also directed the Virtual Seminars Project/Wilfred Owen Archive (1996-98). Wrote the Mellon funded 'Digitisation Scoping Study' for the Bodleian Library, and published 'Digital Imaging: A Practical Handbook' (LAP, 2001) and 'Building an Electronic Collection' (LAP, 2002 and 2004).
Diana Leitch

Deputy University Librarian,

University of Manchester

Kate Lindsay Project Manager, Oxford University Project Manager for the "First World War Poetry Digital Archive". Carries out the background research on the collections to be digitized and manages the day to day running and implementation of the project. Prior to the project my background is in English Literature (BA), IT (MSc), and Educational Research (MSc), with 6 years experience working in learning technologies at Oxford University as a developer, researcher, and project manager.
Martin Locock

Welsh Journals Online Project Manager,

National Library of Wales

Project manager for the Welsh Journals Online project, with particular interests in IPR issues for recent digitisation and the web presentation of journal content. Previously Project Manager for Catalog Cymru survey of uncatalogued archives in Wales and the Archives Network Wales project to create collection-level descriptions online. I joined the National Library of Wales in 2003; my background is in archaeology and I have published extensively on obscure matters of excavation methodology and interpretation.
Darren Long Head of Collections and Information, BFI  
Avalon McAllister JICS Secretary  
Davidson MacLaren

Deputy Director of Projects,

Thesaurus Islamicus Foundation

Cary Mac Mahon

e-Learning Projects Coordinator,

ubject Centre for History, Classics and Archaeology

Dicky Maidment-Otlet JISC Communications Manager Responsible for managing the Communications and Marketing activities for three JISC Sub Committees, Content & Services, Organisational Support, and Networking. Qualified as a teacher and holding the degree of Master in Education I am currently studying for the degree of Doctor of Education at Bristol University and my main area of interest is the integration of ICT in teaching and learning. I have a facebook identity @ http://bristol.facebook.com/profile.php?id=687372330
Paola Marchionni JISC Digirisation Programme Manager Digitistion Programme Manager for JISC since April 2007, overseeing 8 of the 16 Phase 2 digitisation projects. Responsible for oversight of the project plus managing strategic direction of the programme as a whole. Paola previously worked at the Universal Leonardo project at the University of the Arts, London
Anne-Marie Millner Manager, Content Management

and Capacity Building,

Canadian Heritage Information


Jeremy Mortimer Director Memoryshare, BBC Project Director for BBC Memoryshare http://bbc.co.uk/memoryshare a web service which provides a platform for people to contribute accounts of life events, and which agregates even information from within and outside the BBC and displays this against dates.
Adrienne Muir Lecturer, Loughborough University  


Follow the conference on the digitisation blog for live reports and podcasts, and to comment on the sessions and post queries


Comments (0)

You don't have permission to comment on this page.