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Michael Mertens

DARIAH-EU Chief Executive Officer

Mike's academic background is in languages and comparative history but he has also professionally been in nursing, social care and in recent years librarianship. Prior to coming to DARIAH, Mike was responsible for governance, consortial negotiations, outreach, working groups, data services, research data management, and strategic planning at Research Libraries UK. He has also worked with and on the committees of The British Library, The UK National Archives, Jisc, The Digital Preservation Coalition, LIBER and The European Library amongst other organisations in the Library and Information Science sector.