Jaana Pinnick

Jaana Pinnick

Grants Manager and Research data and digital preservation manager
BGS Keyworth

Jaana Pinnick’s Biography

  • 2017 – ongoing: Research Data and Digital Preservation Manager
  • 2014 – 2016: MSc in Information and Records Management (with Distinction), Northumbria University



Current projects and collaborations

  • Leading on the development and implementation of BGS/NGDC digital preservation programme
  • NGDC Grants Manager, responsible for the management of NERC grant-funded geoscience data and liaison with NERC grant holders
  • Research data management and digital preservation training

Key papers

  • Pinnick, J. 2019. Building Resilience at the National Geoscience Data Centre: Enhancing Digital Data Continuity Through Research Data Management Training. iPres 2019 Conference Proceedings.
  • Pinnick, J, Riddick, A, Baker, G, and McLaverty, R. 2018. A Case Study: Management and Exploitation of the Nuclear Decommissioning Agency Geoscience Data Archive. New Review of Information Networking. DOI: 10.1080/13614576.2018.1544089
  • Pinnick, J. 2017. Exploring digital preservation requirements: A case study from the National Geoscience Data Centre (NGDC). DOI: 10.1108/RMJ-04-2017-0009


  • Digital preservation, research data management, records management, information management
  • External expert representation and talks
  • Geoscience grants data management, DM training planning and delivery, development of learning objectives and performance metrics


  • 2017 -IRMS Alison North Award for New Professionals

Boards and committees

  • 2018 – ongoing:Information and Records Management Society (IRMS) Vice-Chair and Executive Director
  • 2018 – ongoing:Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) Workforce Sub-Committee

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