Associate Director, UK Data Service
Louise Corti is an Associate Director and heads the UK Data Service functional areas of Collections Development and Producer Relations. The Collections Development team work to ensure that the most useful data are acquired and made available via the Service, using robust appraisal criteria.
The Producer Relations arm works with data producers to ensure that high quality data are created, ensuring that, for example, ESRC grant applicants and award holders gain good advice on creating shareable data and share their data in a timely manner. Louise leads the new Digital Futures project, which is a culmination of bringing together digitally enhanced high quality older data sources with high profile users. She also coordinates the international working group on metadata standards for qualitative data.
Louise is the UK Data Service lead for the Open Data project including the #EULife AppChallenge and has been instrumental in helping to prepare the data, work with Eurofound (the data owner) and create the Open Data API.