CoreTrustSeal Trustworthy Data Repositories reviews are undertaken by qualified members of the Assembly of Reviewers consisting of:

  • Qualified volunteer Reviewers designated by CoreTrustSeal certified Repositories
  • CoreTrustSeal Board
  • WDS Scientific Committee members part of a CoreTrustSeal certified data repository

Members of the Assembly of Reviewers can stand for election to become members of the CoreTrustSeal Board and vote in elections (one vote for each CoreTrustSeal certified Repository, see Article 2 of the Rules of Procedures) .


  1. Andrii Shelestov (Ukrainian Geospatial Data Center)
  2. Aude Chambodut (International Service of Geomagnetic Indices)
  3. Birger Jerlehag (Swedish National Data Service)
  4. Dave Connell (Australian Antarctic Data Centre)
  5. Dawei Lin (ImmPort Repository, DAIT, NIAID, NIH)
  6. Françoise Genova (Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg: CDS)
  7. Guoqing Li (World Data System)
  8. Hervé L’Hours  (UK Data Archive; CoreTrustSeal Board)
  9. Hiroaki Toh (WDC – Geomagnetism, Kyoto)
  10. Ian Bruno (The Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre)
  11. Ilona von Stein (Data Archiving and Networked Services: DANS; CoreTrustSeal Board)
  12. Ingrid Dillo (Data Archiving and Networked Services: DANS; CoreTrustSeal Board)
  13. John Faundeen (WDC – Earth Resources Observation and Science: EROS; CoreTrustSeal Board)
  14. John Howard (Irish Social Science Data Archive; CoreTrustSeal Board)
  15. Jonas Recker (GESIS Data Archive for the Social Sciences; CoreTrustSeal Board)
  16. Jonathan Crabtree (Odum Institute Data Archive)
  17. Kehe Wang (WDC – Space Weather, Australia)
  18. Kerstin Lehnert (Interdisciplinary Earth Data Alliance: IEDA)
  19. Mari Kleemola (The Finnish Social Science Data Archive; CoreTrustSeal Board)
  20. Marjan Grootveld (Data Archiving and Networked Services: DANS)
  21. Mustapha Mokrane (World Data System; CoreTrustSeal Board)
  22. Niels H. Batjes (ISRIC – WDC Soils)
  23. Paul Trilsbeek (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics; CoreTrustSeal Board)
  24. Reyna Jenkyns (Ocean Networks Canada; CoreTrustSeal Board)
  25. Robert R. Downs (CIESIN/SEDAC; CoreTrustSeal Board)
  26. Rorie Edmunds (World Data System; CoreTrustSeal Board)
  27. Toshihiko Iyemori (WDC – Geomagnetism, Kyoto; CoreTrustSeal Board)
  28. Wim Hugo (World Data System; CoreTrustSeal Board)
  29. Xiukuan Zhao (WDC for Geophysics, Beijing)