The CDI Council is the highest authority of the EUDAT CDI and has responsibility for all-important decisions. It controls EUDAT’s activities in scientific, technical and administrative matters. It approves workplan of activity and new members, adopts the budgets and reviews expenditure. The Council is assisted by the EUDAT CDI Board and the EUDAT CDI Secretariat.
The EUDAT CDI Council is composed by one representative per CDI member. The EUDAT CDI Council meets at least once per year. The Chair of the EUDAT CDI Council is elected from among the Council members by a two/third majority for two years and can be reelected only once.
The current CDI Council Chair is Per Öster, Director of Business Insight and Growth at CSC.
The EUDAT CDI Board consists of seven representatives of the CDI members elected by the CDI Council mandated to support the CDI Council to ensure the proper execution and implementation of the decisions of the EUDAT CDI Council.
The EUDAT CDI Secretariat is responsible for managing, on a daily basis, the CDI Agreement and for coordinating the development and operation of the CDI infrastructure. The EUDAT CDI Secretariat is composed of six staff members responsible for the management, the administration, the operational and technical coordination of the CDI infrastructure and the User Engagement and Outreach. The activities of the EUDAT CDI Secretariat are funded through the annual funding contributions of the CDI members and defined and monitored by the CDI Council.
EUDAT Secretariat Members
Antti Pursula - Head of the Secretariat
|Rob Carrillo – Outreach Coordinator
|Johannes Reetz – Operations Coordinator
|Debora Testi - User Engagement
|Tiina Timonen - Financial & Admin. Coordinator
|Mark van de Sanden – Technical Coordinator