Ingmars Kreismanis is a project manager responsible for Research Data Management (RDM) at Riga Stradins University in Latvia. He has a background in history and social anthropology. Previously, he was the head of the Expertise and Analytics Unit at the Latvian Council of Science, a national research funding organisation, where he was responsible for organising and implementing national research project programmes, as well as ensuring peer review-based scientific evaluation of project proposals.
Since 2022, Ingmars has been working at Riga Stradins University to create an RDM framework based on the FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable) principles and best practices put forward by the Research Data Alliance (RDA) and the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) framework. Currently, he is also implementing a cascading grant under the EOSC-Future project, focusing on implementing FAIR principles in the field of Occupational Safety and Health (OSH).
Ingmars is keen to address interoperability challenges between different research institutions and infrastructures across Europe and promote increased participation of Eastern European research institutions in the broader European research landscape.