Kate Fernie is technical coordinator for the DigCurV and CARARE projects on behalf of MDR Partners. From 2004-2006 Kate was ICT Advisor at the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council where she was project manager for the CALIMERA, MINERVA, BRICKS and MICHAEL projects. She joined MLA from English Heritage where she was responsible for promoting standards and systems for heritage information management to over 100 local authorities in the UK. During a 3-year secondment to the Archaeology Data Service Kate produced on-line learning resources, was editor to a series of best practice guidelines and was coordinator to the Historic Environment Information Resources Network. Since 2008 she has worked as a project manager with MDR Partners, as a specialist adviser and editor and as Digital Preservation Specialist at the UK's Parliamentary Archives. Kate is currently project manager for CARARE (www.carare.eu), PATHS (www.paths-project.eu) and DigCurV (www.digcurv-education.eu).