Ingrid Dillo holds a PhD in history. She is a generalist who over the last twenty-five years has mainly been active in the field of policy development. After a period as policy researcher at Research voor Beleid in Leiden she worked for many years as a senior policy advisor at the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science and at the Koninklijke Bibliotheek, the National Library of the Netherlands. Ingrid is now deputy director at DANS (Data Archiving and Network Services).
Among her areas of interest are research data management and the certification of digital repositories. Ingrid is active in the Research Data Alliance, the ICSU Word Data System and the Knowledge Exchange. She is a member of the international Board of the Data Seal of Approval (DSA).