Dr Dale Peters took over as Interim Director of UCT eResearch in January 2016, prior to her appointment as Director in January 2017. Peters holds a transdisciplinary PhD in Library and Information Sciences, with a co-supervisor in Analytical Chemistry. She joined UCT in 2013 as Deputy Director of Technical Services in the UCT Libraries. Prior to joining UCT, she spearheaded the EU-funded e-infrastructure project, DRIVER (Digital Repository Infrastructure Vision for European Research). She also previously led the Digital Innovation South Africa (DISA) project, funded by the Andrew W Mellon Foundation.