Paula Martinez joined the ELIXIR Belgium Training platform in December 2017. Paula is a data scientist with background in bioinformatics. She worked at The University of Queensland, Australia as specialized trainer for data analysis and data visualization. She is part of Software Carpentry and Data Carpentry as instructor, maintainer, mentor and trainer. Paula will assist the Belgian ELIXIR node in providing FAIR data courses, applying data management strategies and developing workshops of the pipelining tool Galaxy and software best practices.