Who we are

Damiano Oldoni | Research software engineer

Damiano is a former physicist, trying to create order in the world of taxonomy and alike. He does so by writing elegant software functions to help you speed up your research.

Dimitri Brosens | Open data publisher

Dimitri is data liaison officer at the Belgian Biodiversity Platform. He loves to chat with researchers to help them publish their data. His ultimate goal is to get Belgium on the world map of biodiversity data.

Lien Reyserhove | Data steward

Lien is an ecologist with a special interest in the publication of open and FAIR data. She wrangles data in R as a meditative activity that also facilitates biodiversity research.

Nicolas Noé | Research software developer

Nico stumbled into the wonderful world of biodiversity informatics a while ago. He loves open source, creating random stuff, old maps, and weird fishes.

Peter Desmet | Open data coordinator

Peter is biodiversity informatics geek, passionate about open data and open science. He loves creating visualizations and proper documentation.

Tanja Milotić | LifeWatch project coordinator

Tanja coordinates the LifeWatch INBO project and communication. She strongly believes in the value of open science in biodiversity research.