Professor in Paleoclimatology. Team leader of the paleoclimate group at UMR EPOC (2006-2009) Vice-director of the UMR EPOC, UB (starting 2011; 200 scientists and technical staff). >40 peer-reviewed publications in highly ranked journal (including Nature and Science) >60 contributions to international conferences > 5 Embassy reports and > 60 articles in the «Bulletin d’actualité scientifique, technique et industrielle en Australie».- H-index 15 – Editor-in-Chief of the Elsevier international Journal Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology -Scientific leader of diverse national projects (INSU). Chief or co-chief scientist on 10 oceanographic cruises -Strong activity with the media (TV, radio, public lectures).