The GBIF Secretariat

The GBIF Secretariat, located at the Natural History Museum in Copenhagen, Denmark, is charged with developing, executing and reporting on the GBIF work programme.

The tasks of the Secretariat include:

  •  operating the GBIF portal and associated informatics products
  •  coordinating  activities of the network related to data mobilization, publishing and management
  •  monitoring data gaps and use of GBIF-mediated data for science, and
  •  operating central communication and collaboration services

Feel free to get in touch with any of the Secretariat staff, listed below. Click on the name for contact details.

Donald Hobern
Executive Secretary
Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Universitetsparken 15

Copenhagen
2100
DenmarkTel: +45 35 32 14 70

Executive Secretary
Anne Mette Nielsen
Head of Administration
Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Universitetsparken 15
Copenhagen
2100
DenmarkTel: +45 35 32 14 81
Head of Administration
Tim Robertson
Head of Informatics
Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Universitetsparken 15
Copenhagen
2100
DenmarkTel: +45 35 32 14 87
Head of Informatics
Maheva Bagard Laursen
Administrative Assistant
Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Universitetsparken 15
Copenhagen
2100
DenmarkTel: +45 35 33 59 78
Administrative Assistant
Matthew Blissett
Software Developer
Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Universitetsparken 15

Copenhagen
2100
DenmarkTel: +45 35 33 19 85

Software Developer
Kyle Braak
Software Developer
Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Universitetsparken 15
Copenhagen
2100
DenmarkTel: +45 35 32 14 79
Software Developer
Søren Bundgaard-Jensen
Financial Controller
Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Universitetsparken 15
Copenhagen
2100
DenmarkTel: +45 35 32 14 82
Financial Controller
Kyle Copas
Communications Manager
Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Universitetsparken 15
Copenhagen
2100
DenmarkTel: +45 35 32 14 75
Communications Manager
Marlene Dalsgaard Nielsen
Administrative Assistant
Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Universitetsparken 15
Copenhagen
2100
DenmarkTel: +45 35 32 14 92
Administrative Assistant
Christian Gendreau
Software Developer
Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Universitetsparken 15
Copenhagen
2100
DenmarkTel: +45 35 33 06 15
Software Developer
Alberto González Talaván
Senior Programme Officer for Training
Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Universitetsparken 15
Copenhagen
2100
DenmarkTel: +45 35 32 14 83
Senior Programme Officer for Training
Andrea Hahn
Product Manager
Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Universitetsparken 15
Copenhagen
2100
DenmarkTel: +45 35 32 14 91
Product Manager
Tim Hirsch
Deputy Director
Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Universitetsparken 15
Copenhagen
2100
DenmarkTel: +45 35 32 14 76
Deputy Director
Morten Høfft
Web Developer
Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Universitetsparken 15
Copenhagen
2100
DenmarkTel: +45 35 33 76 11
Web Developer
Burke Ko
Web Developer
Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Universitetsparken 15
Copenhagen
2100
DenmarkTel: +45 35 32 15 11
Web Developer
Jan Legind
Data Manager
Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Universitetsparken 15
Copenhagen
2100
DenmarkTel: +45 35 32 15 10
Data Manager
Siro Masinde
Programme Officer for Content Mobilisation
Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Universitetsparken 15
Copenhagen
2100
DenmarkTel: +45 35 32 14 77
Programme Officer for Content Mobilisation
Federico Méndez Hernández
Lead Software Developer
Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Universitetsparken 15
Copenhagen
2100
DenmarkTel: +45 35 33 29 51
Lead Software Developer
Daniel Noesgaard
Science Communications Coordinator
Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Universitetsparken 15
Copenhagen
2100
DenmarkTel: +4535320874
Science Communications Coordinator
Mélianie Raymond
Senior Programme Officer for Node Development
Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Universitetsparken 15
Copenhagen
DK-21000
DenmarkTel: +45 35 32 14 96
Senior Programme Officer for Node Development
Dmitry Schigel
Programme Officer for Content Analysis and Use
Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Universitetsparken 15
Copenhagen
2100
DenmarkTel: +45 35 32 14 85
Programme Officer for Content Analysis and Use
Susanne Sheldon
HR Manager/PA to the Director
Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Universitetsparken 15
Copenhagen
2100
DenmarkTel: +45 35 32 14 70
HR Manager/PA to the Director