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 Research Data Expert Group of the Knowledge Exchange. She is also a member of the international Board of the Data Seal of Approval (DSA). Recently Ingrid became a member of the Scientific Committee of the ICSU/World Data System.Within the Research Data Alliance Ingrid is actively involved in a number of groups. She co-chairs the RDA/WDS Interest Group Certification of Digital Repositories, and the RDA/WDS Interest Group Publishing Data Cost Recovery for Data Centres. Ingrid is an active member of the Repository Audit and Certification DSA-WDS Partnership Working Group. Furthermore, DANS was the main host of the RDA Plenary 4 in Amsterdam. Ingrid was a member of the organising committee for this meeting.