Jaana Pinnick

Mrs Jaana Pinnick

Research Data & Digital Preservation Manager

Location: BGS Keyworth

Tel: 0115 936 3288

E-mail Jaana Pinnick

ORCID: 0000000277185133


  • 2017 – ongoing : Research Data and Digital Preservation Manager
  • 2012 –2017 : Data and Electronic Records Manager
  • 2014 –2016 : MSc in Information and Records Management (with Distinction), Northumbria University

Current projects and collaboration

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

Boards and committees

  • Information and Records Management Society (IRMS) Groups Director
  • Information and Records Management Society (IRMS) Midlands Group Chair
  • Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) Workforce Sub-Committee

Published outputs

  • Pinnick, J. "Planning digital preservation for geological timescale", IRMS Bulletin 201, January 2018, pp.39-44.
  • Pinnick, J. "Exploring digital preservation requirements: A case study from the National Geoscience Data Centre (NGDC)", DOI: 10.1108/RMJ-04-2017-0009
  • Pinnick, J. "Safeguarding periods, eras and epochs: developing a digital preservation programme for geological and geoscience data", IRMS Bulletin 198, July 2017
  • Pinnick, J., Riddick, A., Baker, G. and McLaverty, R. "A Case Study: Management and Exploitation of the Nuclear Decommissioning Agency Geoscience Data Archive". New Review of Information Networking (in press)


  • IRMS Alison North Award for New Professionals 2017


  • 2016 –2016 : Research Data Management and Sharing, University of Edinburgh & University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill


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