Liz Allen is Director of Strategic Initiatives at F1000 and involved in shaping new initiatives and partnerships to promote and foster open research. Prior to joining F1000 in 2015, Liz spent over a decade leading the Evaluation Team at the Wellcome Trust. In 2015 Liz became a Visiting Senior Research Fellow in the Policy Institute at King’s College London, with a particular interest in science policy research, scholarly publishing infrastructure, impact assessment and the development of science-related indicators.
Liz was recently (2017) elected to serve as a Board Director of Crossref, is co-Chair of the CASRAI CRediT Programme Committee (leading the development of CRediT (Contributor Roles Taxonomy – http://www.casrai.org/CRediT)) and serves on the Advisory Board for the Software Sustainability Institute. Liz served as a Board Director of ORCID from 2010 until 2015. During 2014-15 Liz was an adviser on the UK government commissioned Independent review of the role of research metrics in research assessment https://www.hefce.ac.uk/rsrch/metrics/.