Vanessa Proudman, Director

Vanessa Proudman, Director, SPARC Europe

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Vanessa Proudman is the owner of Proud2Know, a consultancy that supports academic libraries by helping them create the skilled and innovative digital library of the future.
So far clients have come from the UK, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, France, Belgium, Switzerland and the European Commission.

Vanessa has 20 years’ international experience working with many leading university libraries worldwide. She also headed information and IT at a UN-affiliated international research institution in Vienna for 10 years.
She has also been programme and project manager to

As Director to SPARC Europe, Vanessa is responsible for developing and implementing SPARC Europe’s Strategic Plan. She is helping make Open the default with Europe’s other Open Science organisations.

To contact Vanessa, you can send her a mail to

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