Ms Natasha Simons
Professional Title: Programme Manager/Project Manager
Primary domain: Policies, persistent identifiers, libraries
Organization name: ANDS Australian National Data Service
Organization type: Academia/Research
City / Country: Brisbane - Australia
Natasha Simons is Program Leader, Skills Policy and Resources, with the Australian National Data Service (ANDS). She works with a variety of people and groups to improve data management skills, platforms, policies and practices. With a background in libraries, IT and eResearch, she has a history of developing policy, technical infrastructure and skills to support research and researchers. She is co-chair of the Research Data Alliance Interest Group on Data Policy Standardisation and Implementation and co-convenes an Australasian Data Management Plans Interest Group. Natasha is the Deputy Chair of the Australian ORCID Advisory Group and an Industry Fellow at The University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia.