Alicia F. Gomez holds a PhD in Linguistics from the University of the Basque Country, and a Master in Digital Libraries and Information Services from the Carlos III University of Madrid.
Before joining the OpenAIRE team, she was Research & Scholarly Communications Information Manager at the University of Hertfordshire (UK), where she provided support and training in open access and research data management , research evaluation and metrics, as well as guidance on publication strategy and research intelligence. Prior to that she worked as Head of the Library and Information Service at the Spanish National Cardiovascular Research Centre in Madrid (Spain). She also has experience as associate professor at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and the University Alfonso X el Sabio (both in Madrid, Spain).
She has an expensive knowledge in scholarly communication and research support, providing open scholarship advocacy and advice. Besides, she has a wide experience in library management, including acquisitions, license agreements, CRIS systems and repository development.
She attends national and international conferences, and is active member in several professional associations, i.e. voluntary E-LIS editor, prime mover of the Metrics Special Interest Group of the European Association for Health Information and Libraries (EAHIL), or member of the Lis-Bibliometrics Committee. Finally, she was living in different European countries and loves to be active in multicultural environments.