Martin Taylor is the Executive Director of Canadian Research Data Centre Network. He is also Professor Emeritus at the University of Victoria in BC, Canada and adjunct professor at McMaster University and at the University of Waterloo.  Martin served as the CBRC Board Co-Chair until 2019. From 2007-2012, he worked as Founding President of Ocean Networks Canada and from 1998-2007 he was the University of Victoria’s Vice-President Research. He holds a BA (Hons. Geography) from Bristol University and an MA and PhD in Geography from the University of British Columbia. He is the author of two books and over 100 peer-reviewed publications in the field of environmental and community health.