Veerle Van den Eynden University of Essex, UK
Veerle Van den Eynden manages the Research Data Management team at the UK Data Archive. This team provides expertise, guidance and training on data management and data sharing to researchers, to promote good data practices and optimise data sharing. She leads research and development projects on various research data management aspects. Veerle has many years of experience researching interactions between people, plants and the environment, using a combination of social and natural science methods, and has experienced first-hand the benefits that data sharing brings to research.