Dr Elizabeth Griffin
Educated in the UK, proceeded to PhD in astronomy at Cambridge, carried out research into (mainly) binary stars for 35 years, and relocated to Canada in 2002. Author of over 100 refereed papers and reports, and Editor of two monographs (a third is in progress). Champion of the recovery of information from heritage data. Chair of the International Astronomical Union's Working Group on the "Preservation and Digitization of Photographic Plates" since its inception in 2000, and of the CODATA Task Group on "Data At Risk" since its commencement in 2010.