Sofie Taes, a KU Leuven graduate in Musicology (2004) and Medieval and Renaissance Studies (2005), has been working for over a decade at the Department of Cultural Studies (CS Digital) of the same university, mostly in international projects in the Digital Humanities and Digital Cultural Heritage sector. In September 2022, she became the Innovation (IOF) Manager for DigitGLAM, a brand new research valorisation consortium at KU Leuven at the intersection of humanities and innovative technologies. Since January 2022, Sofie is the vice-chair of the Europeana Network Association Management Board. In that role, she is also a member of the Sub-group of the Expert Group of the European Commission dedicated to the Data Space for Cultural Heritage (CEDCHE). Sofie also works as a freelance author and journalist specializing in early music, a.o. for the newspaper De Standaard.