Chris Schubert, Head of Data Centre at Climate Change Centre Austria (CCCA) and Coordinator for the Group on Earth Observation (GEO) for Austria, has more than 15 years professional experiences for data infrastructure and interoperable data services. In 2004 he stepped into the domain of ontologies and was responsible for research projects for web-based semantic interoperable services and vocabularies. He worked at the European Commission, at the Joint Research Centre for the EU INSPIRE directive and moved in 2015 to Vienna to set up the CCCA Data Centre as part of Research Data Infrastructure for the climatological scientific domain. He is quite active within the European Research infrastructure, EOSC, RDA, e.g. at the Data Citation WG and currently one of the co-chair for Data Sharing and Data Management Principles Subgroup of the GEO Data Working Group.