Honorary Academic Director
Ole H Petersen is MRC Professor at Cardiff University’s School of Biosciences. He was elected Fellow of The Royal Society in 2000 and Member of the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina in 2010. He became Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 2008.
Professor Petersen is Vice-President of Academia Europaea and also a member of the Academia Europaea Board.
Knowledge Hub Manager
Louise’s international career has included recent senior management posts at IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions) and as Director of The European Library. Her earlier career was with the British Council in Poland, Cranfield University, the University of Birmingham and the UK’s JISC (Joint Information Systems Committee).
Judith has held senior administrative positions at the University of Birmingham and Cardiff University.
SAPEA Executive Officer
Esther shares SAPEA tasks with Louise Edwards and is an architect by training, having a PhD in Theory and History of Architecture.