Welcome the new Executive Officer of IMBER - Dr. Bernard Avril!
It is a pleasure to announce that Dr. Bernard Avril is joining IMBER as the Executive Officer on 4 June 2012.
Dr. Avril's academic background is in marine biogeochemistry, bio-optics and ecology. He comes to IMBER from the European Science Foundation where he was Science Officer for Environmental Sciences, Geosciences and Sustainability Research. In this position, Dr. Avril coordinated a foresight initiative on the Responses to Environmental and Societal Challenges for our Unstable Earth (RESCUE). Prior to his position with the European Science Foundation, Dr. Avril was the Deputy Executive Director of the International Project Office for the Joint Global Ocean Flux Study (JGOFS), which was located at the University of Bergen in Norway. Dr. Avril brings to IMBER experience with global environmental change programs and management of international science programs.
Please join me in welcoming Dr. Avril to the IMBER science community.
Chair of the IMBER Scientific Steering Committee