Sadia Vancauwenbergh is head of the Information Management and Strategic Data Analysis Unit at Hasselt University, Belgium, and Project Leader at ECOOM, an Expertise Centre for Research Development monitoring in Flanders, Belgium. She is president of euroCRIS, the International Organization for Research Information, and vice-chair of the International Society of Knowledge Organization – Low Countries Chapter. Dr. Vancauwenbergh’s research interests are focused on Open Science and CRIS systems, particularly semantic interoperability. She was a member of the EOSC Working Groups for Landscape and Skills and Training and is a convener of the EOSC Association Task Force Semantic Interoperability. She is also a member of the Commission International/Federal Cooperation on Open Science, Belgium; the Flemish Open Science Board; and chair of the FOSB Working Group Metadata & Standardization.