Dr. Nia Alexandrova is the Training Manager at Hartree Centre. She was a Training Coordinator at BSC, Barcelona (2011- 16) and was involved in PRACE Projects 1-5, as a PRACE Advanced Training Centre coordinator. She has over 17 years of experience as a PG Studies Coordinator and Research Assistant at the School of Systems Engineering and ACET (Advanced Computing and Emerging Technologies) Centre at the University of Reading, at BSC and now at STFC. Her research is in the area of collaborative learning in technology-rich environments in university education and professional training and developing evaluation methodologies for professional training programs. She co-edited and co-authored the book entitled Technological Advances in Interactive Collaborative Learning as well as authored 30 research papers in journals and peer-reviewed conference proceedings, up to date. She is a co-chair of a number of training and education related workshops on HPC and Computational Science Conferences.