ORG GÉANT Title Head of Trust and Identity Operations BIO Nicole Harris joined GÉANT in March 2013 as a Project Development Officer to support the global GÉANT Community Programme. She works primarily in the security and middleware areas and specialise in managing global IT initiatives, policy and legal issues and open source developments. Since 2010, Nicole have coordinated REFEDS (Research and Education Federations) - the voice that articulates the mutual needs of research and education identity federations worldwide. She is responsible for TF-CSIRT, GÉANT's forum for CSIRTS, and works to support GÉANT's successful TRANSITS training programme as well as managing a variety of security related projects for NRENs. Prior to joining GÉANT, Nicole worked at JISC for 10 years, supporting a range of programmes and services in the middleware, research and open source spaces.