Working groups

Najmeh Shaghaei

Najmeh Shaghaei

Head of Campus Library – The University of Southern Denmark

Najmeh Shaghaei is part of the Leadership Programmes Working Group at LIBER. She has nearly 27 years of leadership development experience within the context of the university library, giving career development counseling, and as executive and auditor of ISO Standard in different countries.

She currently works at the University Library of Southern Denmark as Head of Campus Library, where she also has oversight of the Internationalisation. In addition, she is a member of the Advisory Board at Open Knowledge Maps Association in Austria and moreover a member of the Peer Review Boards of LIBER Quarterly and Turkish Librarianship Journal.

Najmeh has extensive experience in leadership, Change Management and Knowledge Management and has written and spoken on leadership and change management, the future of research libraries, diversity, and the role research libraries play in advancing productivity in teaching and research.

She holds a PhD in Business Management and has a background as a researcher in Change Management. Najmeh is currently working on a number of international projects and doing research related to Knowledge Management and Open Science.