Dagmar Simon is Director of EVACONSULT GbR and Guest Researcher of the Research Group Science Policy Studies at the WZB Social Science Center Berlin. She focuses on empirical research in the fields of Evaluation Studies, Science Policy Studies, Analysis of Organizations and Gender Studies. Between 2006 and 2007 she was in charge of the scientific coordination of the newly founded Institute for Research Information and Quality Assurance (iFQ). She is a national expert in the COST Action "Research Evaluation of the Humanities and Social Sciences", a member of the working group "Research-Oriented Standards on Gender Equality of the German Research Foundation", and member of the interdisciplinary working group “Excellence Initiative” at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences (until 2018). Dagmar Simon is also member of the Board of Trustees of the Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft - University of Applied Sciences (Berlin) and Head of the Advisory Board of the University Paderborn.