Hub team

Hub team

Professor Ole Petersen CBE FMedSci FLSW MAE ML FRS

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.


Louise Edwards MA BA Hons DipLib MCLIP

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).

judithJudith Lockett

Executive Officer

Judith has held senior administrative positions at the University of Birmingham and  Cardiff University.

Dr Esther Dorado-LaderaEsther Dorado-Ladera

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.