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Executive Board

Inge Van Nieuwerburgh

Open Science expert, University of Ghent
Inge is the chair of the Executive Board and General Assembly.

Inge has been involved in Open Science and scholarly communications activities since she started to work at Ghent University library in 2004. She holds a Master in Germanic philology Dutch/English) from Ghent University and a certificate of supplementary study in library and information science, Universitaire Instelling Antwerpen (UIA). Since the onset she has been involved in the OpenAIRE projects, and its predecessor DRIVER, as part of the networking team and the steering committee.  In the legal entity OpenAIRE she is member of the executive board.Throughout the years Inge has been active in several national and international expert groups such as the expert group Open Science of the European University Association and working groups in the Flemish Open Science board.

OpenAIRE supports the shift to an open, transparent scholarly communications system through innovative services and a highly collaborative network of professionals, in cooperation with global stakeholders. Without this infrastructure it would be difficult to achieve this endeavour.