Dr Stefanie Kethers Chair
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 has 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 became the RDA Director of Operations in 2017.