João Mendes Moreira has a degree in computer science.
He has over 15 years of experience managing infra-structures, advanced services and scientific content aimed for the National Research and Education community. Presently he is the Head of Scientific information of FCCN (www.fccn.pt), a unit of the Foundation for Science and Technology (www.fct.pt).
This area comprises the Online Library of Knowledge (b-on), the Portuguese Open Access Initiative - RCAAP (www.rcaap.pt) (Portuguese Open Access Scientific Repository) and the Portuguese Current Research Information System Manager (PTCRIS) (www.ptcris.pt).
He is member of several committees and working groups: National Open Science Policy Working group, OpenAIRE Advisory Board, DSpace Steering Committee, SCOAP3 Repository Steering and Support Working Group e ORCID Communications Groups Member.