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CESSDA House

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 maintains the website.

Director

Ron Dekker

Ron Dekker

+47 55 58 36 43

ron.dekker@cessda.eu

Ron is chief executive officer and legal representative of CESSDA. His main responsibilities are leadership of the organisation and the team, responsibility for relations with members, service providers, external relations and corporate communication.

Chief Operations Officer

Ivana Ilijašić Veršić

Ivana Ilijašić Veršić

+47 55 58 36 54

ivana.versic@cessda.eu

Ivana's main responsibilities include operational oversight of administration and finances at CESSDA, overall coordination and supervision of external (EU) and internal (work plans) projects for CESSDA, as well as coordination of CESSDA working groups.

Chief Technical Officer

Carsten Thiel

Carsten Thiel

+47 55 58 36 04

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.

Management Assistant

Nina Bakanova

Nina Bakanova

+47 55 58 36 48

nina.bakanova@cessda.eu

Nina is responsible for all administrative duties at CESSDA: devising and maintaining office systems, arranging and coordinating meetings,composing correspondence and reports, dissemination and posting documents. Nina is in charge of billing and logistics.

Senior Communication Officer

Eleanor Smith

Eleanor Smith

+47 55 58 36 47

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 Financial Manager

Van My Tieu

Van My Tieu

+47 55 58 36 52

van.tieu@cessda.eu

Van plans, establishes, oversees, coordinates and performs financial management of projects as well as the budget and accounts of CESSDA. She cooperates with the Senior Project Manager on financial reporting for EU and similar projects.

Platform Delivery Director

John Shepherdson

John Shepherdson

+44(0) 1206 872001

john.shepherdson@cessda.eu

John deals with matters relating to the specification, delivery and enhancement of the cloud-based CESSDA technical infrastructure. He also leads the Technical Working Group and liaises with other relevant platform providers to explore possible synergies

Senior Project Manager

Amir Spahic

Amir Spahic

+47 55 58 36 49

amir.spahic@cessda.eu

Amir oversees and manages CESSDA’s projects, defines standard operating procedures for project management, plans and prepares project applications and coordinates work across partner organisations.

Project Manager

Martina Draščić

Martina Draščić

+47 55 58 36 49

martina.drascic@cessda.eu

Martina is responsible for daily management of ongoing EU projects. She helps prepare project proposals, monitors project outputs, coordinates internal resources and third parties, and is responsible for creating and maintaining project documentation.

Technical Officer

Joshua Tetteh Ocansey

Joshua Tetteh Ocansey

+47 55 58 36 04

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.

Team

Team