Meet our Team

Julie Allen

Executive Director

Julie is responsible for the day to day management of the OPF and ensuring that the Foundation serves the global digital preservation community. Outside of that, she is the Executive Director of the Netherlands-Canada Chamber of Commerce, and in that role is responsible for the promotion of trade, investment, industry, commercial services and cultural affairs between Canada and the Netherlands.

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Carl Wilson

Technical Lead

Carl leads all of our technical activities. An open source enthusiast, he is an experienced software engineer with a focus on software quality through testing. His professional interest is using virtualisation, automation and continuous delivery techniques to improve the software development process.

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Charlotte Armstrong

Content Manager

Charlotte is responsible for the content and campaigns across OPFs channels and platforms. She also coordinates our outreach and community activities and supports the administrative and financial functions of the Foundation. Outside of OPF, Charlotte is the postdoctoral research assistant for InterMusE, a digital archiving project at the University of York (UK).

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Darren Dignam

Systems Administrator

Darren is a versatile software developer and open source enthusiast with an interest in all aspects of system design and implementation. He manages OPF’s online servers and services helping to streamline and develop our automated infrastructure administration.

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Georgia Moppett

Community Officer

Georgia supports our members and the OPF community by facilitating engagement through events and initiatives. She is a recent graduate – enthusiastic about the digital preservation of cultural, historical, and intellectual assets. Outside of OPF, Georgia volunteers for various heritage networks in digital content creation and access.

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Helena Watson

Marketing Officer

Helena is our Marketing Officer and is responsible for developing our brand and leading external campaigns across OPFs channels and platforms. She also assists in coordinating our events, communications and the webinar series.

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Lana Emerson

Office Manager

Lana manages the financial and administrative functions of the OPF office. She is a part-qualified accountant and an experienced administrator.

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