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CESSDA Main Office

CESSDA Main Office

CESSDA Main Office is the operational hub of the European Research Infrastructure. It coordinates activities carried out jointly with its Service Providers, supports meetings of the General Assembly, the Scientific Advisory Board and the Service Providers’ Forum. It sets up and manages the technological backbone of its products and services, runs joint EU and internal projects, and communication activities.

Director

Bonnie Wolff-Boenisch

Bonnie Wolff-Boenisch

bonnie.wolff-boenisch@cessda.eu

Dr Wolff-Boenisch is chief executive officer and legal representative of CESSDA. Her main responsibilities are leadership of the organisation and the team, handling relations with members, service providers and external partners, and corporate communication.

Chief Operations Officer

Ivana Ilijašić Veršić

Ivana Ilijašić Veršić

ivana.versic@cessda.eu

Ivana's main responsibilities include CESSDA project portfolio, overall operations of the consortium, coordination of Working Groups, and their alignment with the Strategic Plan. She is responsible for acquisition of funding and acts as the primary liaison between the Main Office and Service Providers, partners and granting organisations.

Chief Information Officer

Van My Tieu

Van My Tieu

van.tieu@cessda.eu

Van is responsible for the support and workflow processes within CESSDA as an organisation. These include housing, human resources, finances, and general administration. She also monitors and reports on their performance.

Chief Technical Officer

Carsten Thiel

Carsten Thiel

carsten.thiel@cessda.eu

Carsten is in charge of CESSDA's technical roadmap and strategy, including the design of all technical aspects of the infrastructure as well as a sustainable model for its long-term operation by Main Office and Service Providers.

Executive Assistant

Nina Bakanova

Nina Bakanova

nina.bakanova@cessda.eu

Nina is responsible for administrative duties: managing the agenda and the major dossiers of the Director, arranging and coordinating meetings for CESSDA ERIC bodies, planning and organising office administration tasks. Her financial duties include following up the workflow in the electronic financial system and preparing financial reconciliation and reporting.

Senior Communication Officer

Eleanor Smith

Eleanor Smith

eleanor.smith@cessda.eu

Eleanor is responsible for all communications and public engagement activities for CESSDA. Eleanor also supports CESSDA’s Service Providers in their communication activities.

Senior Project Manager

Martina Draščić Capar

Martina Draščić Capar

martina.drascic@cessda.eu

Martina is responsible for planning and coordinating CESSDA's ongoing EU projects and for their financial management. She oversees the internal multi-annual funding programme. Martina monitors project outputs, internal resources and third parties, as well as coordinates the preparation and submission of project proposals.

Senior Project Manager

Vanja Komljenović

Vanja Komljenović

vanja.komljenovic@cessda.eu

Vanja is responsible for planning and coordinating CESSDA's ongoing EU projects and for their financial management. She oversees the internal multi-annual funding programme. Vanja monitors project outputs, internal resources and third parties, as well as coordinates the preparation and submission of project proposals.

Cloud Platform Delivery Director

John Shepherdson

John Shepherdson

john.shepherdson@cessda.eu

John deals with matters relating to the specification, delivery and enhancement of the cloud-based CESSDA technical infrastructure. He is co-leader of the 'Design and Development of Portal Demand Layer' work package of the EOSC Future project.

Technical Officer

Joshua Tetteh Ocansey

Joshua Tetteh Ocansey

joshua.ocansey@cessda.eu

Joshua is responsible for maintaining, supporting and documenting the CESSDA infrastructure, including the CESSDA services and the highly productive development, test and production environments.

Technical Officer

Matthew Morris

Matthew Morris

matthew.morris@cessda.eu

Matthew is responsible for maintaining, supporting and documenting the CESSDA infrastructure, including the CESSDA services and the highly productive development, test and production environments.

Project Manager

Panagiota Starida

Panagiota Starida

panagiota.starida@cessda.eu

Panagiota is responsible for the daily management of ongoing projects. She helps with administrative tasks, project proposals, grant management, internal resources and third parties. She assists in the creation and maintenance of project documentation.