Peter Doherty - Project ManagerPeter has been the Program Officer for the Atlas since 2009.
Dave Martin - Software ArchitectDave has been working in biodiversity informatics for 6 years, and prior to this has worked on healthcare and banking systems. He started working for the Atlas in 2008. Prior to this, he worked for the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) in Copenhagen. He has skills in GIS, databases (relational, nosql), Lucene, Java, Scala, Groovy/Grails.
Miles Nicholls - Data ManagerWith a background as a business analyst in data warehousing and business intelligence Miles has been working with the Atlas since late 2009 as Data Manager. Miles has qualifications in science (although never used in anger and frighteningly out of date) and information systems and thinks it's great that the ALA combines the two. Miles' work with the ALA involves discussing data sharing, open access licensing, data schemas and formats with the owners of data and transforming data using whatever tool will do the best job at the time.
Natasha Carter - Software DeveloperNatasha has been working as a software engineer for 8 years. She works for a small company that specialises in providing data integration solutions. She is experienced in the design and implementation of solutions using a variety of tools and technologies including:
- RDBMS - MySQL, Postgres, Oracle, Ingres and SQLServer
- no SQL - Cassandra