Our Organisation

The Europeana Sounds consortium is composed of 24 organisations coming from 12 European Union states.


7 national libraries:

5 archive & research centres:

2 other public bodies:

4 non-profit organisations:

3 universities:

3 companies:

The British Library manages and coordinates the overall project.

The leaders of the seven work packages gather with the project coordinator and the technical director in the Project Management Board which is empowered to take decisions for the project as a whole.

The governance structure of the project also includes a General Assembly, a User Advisory Panel and an Advisory Board.

Members of the User Advisory Panel:
Ashley Burgoyne, Postdoctoral Research and Lecturer, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Isabella van Elferen, Professor of Music and Director of Research of the School of Performing and Screen Studies, Kingston University, United Kingdom
Adrian Arthur, Head of Web Development, British Library, London, United Kingdom
Louis Jaubertie, Digital Mediation Project Manager, National Library of France, Paris, France

Members of the Advisory Board:
Dr. Alexandre Passant, Music Data Geeks, Ireland
Dr. Eggo Müller, Professor of Media and Communication and director of the School of Media and Culture Studies, Utrecht University, and manager of EUscreen XL project, Netherlands
Ben Mandelson, freelance record producer, United Kingdom
Professor Mark Plumbley, Centre for Vision, Speech and Signal Processing of the University of Surrey, United Kingdom
Professor Pekka Gronow, University of Helsinki, Finland
Professor Martin Kurschner, composer and musicologist, Hochschule für Musik und Theater, Leipzig, Germany
Amy Rudersforf, Assistant Director for Content, Digital Public Library America, USA

The Europeana Sounds team includes professionals from every consortium member: curators & archive managers, musicologists, intellectual property rights specialists, technicians, etc. They reflect the variety of the project.

The Europeana Sounds team, CC0

The Europeana Sounds team in January 2016 CC0

The Europeana Sounds team in February 2014, by British Library/Elizabeth Hunter CC-BY-SA


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