Sachini Evi

Director, National Documentation Centre, Greece

Dr. Evi Sachini is the Director of the National Documentation Centre (EKT), since June 2013. She is also member of the Board of Directors of the National Hellenic Research Foundation, and member of the Board of Directors of the Greek Research and Technology Network. She has substantially contributed to the cultivation of the Greek R&D and innovation ecosystem, through the formulation and implementation of integrated interventions, aiming at the documented disposal and exploitation of the Greek knowledge capital.

Being Director of EKT, she has undertaken major initiatives for the strengthening of the documentation and consistent publication ability of metrics that figure the Research, Development and Innovation (RDI) activity in Greece. She has also contributed to the achievement of the objective for the aggregation and unified search of the Greek digital scientific and cultural content.

She is a PhD holder in Chemical Engineering (National Technical University of Athens), has studied economics and she has a 25 years working experience in positions of responsibility in public interest entities of business/development nature. She is national expert in OECD in Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) policies and indicators for the measurement of STI activities. She has been expert and national representative to the European Commission concerning R&D and innovation, digital libraries and exploitation of research results. She has also been Vice President of Greek Free/Open Source Software Society (GFOSS).