Management team

The SDCN Management Team is volunteer-based and consists of a number of dedicated international professionals who are SDCN members themselves. Their main responsibility is to initiate social activities for the SDCN community and to contribute to the overall strategy and development of the network. The team members are recruited by Stockholm Academic Forum. Open positions are advertised on the SDCN website.

Puck Imants

President

Affiliation: Stockholm University

Puck Imants works in the field of human factors and traffic behavior. In her role as an experimental researcher at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam her expertise was information processing while driving and driver workload, using driving simulator experiments, surveys, and behavioral experiments. For her work as Human Factors Engineer for the Australian Road Research Board she advised (semi-)governments and the private sector on topics such as way-finding, road safety, in-car human–machine interfaces, and driver distraction.

Asnate Maddalo

Team member

Affiliation: Stockholm University

Asnate Maddalo has a background in Political Science, Social Anthropology and Management. She has work experience from both private and state organizations. Asnate first came to Sweden in 2005 to study, and since then has lived and worked in Sweden, Germany and the Netherlands. Asnate relocated back to Sweden in 2013 and now works with education administration at Stockholm University.

Frieda Schmidt

Team member

Affiliation: Stockholm University

Frieda Schmidt is a doctoral researcher in art history and anthropology. In her PhD project, she investigated the collecting process of Indigenous cultural material of Australia during the 19th and 20th century by applying a mixed-method design. She worked as a curatorial assistant at the Art Gallery of Western Australia in Perth and Caspar-David-Friedrich-Museum in Greifswald, Germany. Frieda is an exhibition guide with 5 years of experience and has conducted guided tours as well as workshops and guided city walks in both Germany and Australia.

Anirban Dey

Team member

Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet

Anirban Dey has worked in the field of educational publishing with specific focus on Adult and School English Language education, as well as Higher Academic titles. He moved to Stockholm from India in August, 2018. In his free time Anirban enjoys reading anything he can set his eyes on, writing indignant prose about issues that vex him, listening to music, and watching movies.

Once they find full-time employment, Management Team members leave their position to another SDCN volunteer member, although they remain involved as advisers and occasional guests of the network.

Rebeca Matos

Esther Homer

Sajit Thottahil Oomen

Sajit Thottathil Oommen

Renzo Mendoza

Melania Minoia

Melania Minoia

Laure Marcellesi

Eleni Paletsou

Theodoros Kolonas

Theodoros Kolonas

Frithjof Stöppler

Frithjof Stöppler

Ann Wong

Iveta Kaczarová

Iveta Kaczarová

Bruna Daniel

Wolfgang Suárez

Vinícius De Freitas Corrêa

Lili Wang

Vicente T. Sedano Núñez

Stella Kiziridou

Aditi Asthana

Will Gastineau-Hills