Patricia Cabrera is a marine biologist with experience in biodiversity projects, both at the scientific level and in project management. She is a member of the Data Centre at the Flanders Marine Institute. Her work focuses on the integration of new types of biological observations in European marine infrastructures. She is involved in several aspects of data management in different European projects, dealing with plankton imaging, marine litter, and geospatial data and products. She developed guidelines and best practices to submit plankton imaging datasets to EurOBIS and EMODnet Biology.