Claire Sewell
Conference Chair

Claire Sewell is the Research Support Skills Coordinator within the Office of Scholarly Communication at Cambridge University where she is responsible for overseeing the professional development of library staff. She graduated with an MSc in Library and Information Studies from Aberystwyth University in 2013, achieved CILIP Chartership in 2014 and continues to maintain an active presence in the profession. She is also the author of The No-nonsense Guide to Research Support and Scholarly Communication (Facet Publishing, 2020).

Niamh Tumelty
Programme Consultant for SLA Europe Conference

Niamh Tumelty is Head of STEM Libraries at the University of Cambridge. Her particular areas of interest are information literacy and the opportunities presented by embedding library and information professionals within research groups. Niamh was Engineering Division Programme Planner for the 2016 SLA Annual Conference in Philadelphia and Annual Conference Advisory Committee Member for the 2017 Annual Conference in Phoenix. She joins the SLA Europe Board as Co-Chair for the first SLA Europe Conference, which was held at Newnham College in Cambridge, U.K.

John Coll
Scotland & Programme Consultant for SLA Europe Conference

John Coll is the Associate Director of Access at the National Library of Scotland and previous Past President of SLA Europe (2016) - you can read his interview here. John has also recently been awarded the 2020 SLA Fellow, in recognition of his service and involvement with the association.