Dr Stefanie Kethers ChairMember since: 05/23/2013 - 11:55
Dr. Stefanie Kethers received her Dr. (ph.D.) in Computer Science from RWTH Aachen University, Germany, in 2000 with a thesis on modeling and analyzing cooperative processes. She worked in research for RWTH Aachen University in Germany, and CSIRO and Monash University in Australia on a variety of projects on, among others, archival services for Koorie communities, researchers’ data management practices and needs, and improving handover processes in hospitals. Since 2009, Stefanie has worked for the Australian National Data Service (ANDS), then the Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC) as a Senior Business Analyst. In this role, she has been working with a variety of research institutions and universities, supporting them in data and metadata management activities. Stefanie joined what would become the RDA Secretariat in late 2012, prior to the RDA launch, and was the RDA Director of Operations from 2017 - 2022 before taking up a role as Solutions Architect and Program Coordinator in the ARDC Translational Research Data Challenges program.