Olivier Dangles

Olivier Dangles is Deputy Chief Science Officer in charge of Sustainability Science at the French Research Institute for Sustainable Development. His research, firmly rooted in an interdisciplinary approach to sustainability science, focuses on the response of biodiversity to global changes, mainly in the tropical Andes. He has been an associate researcher in several universities since 2006 (Ecuador, Bolivia, USA), and is currently based at the Centre for Functional and Evolutionary Ecology where he co-directs an International Joint Laboratory between Ecuador, Colombia and France. He has been involved in various international panels including the IPCC, the conference of Parties for Climate and Biodiversity, the International Council for Science and the ERA-Net Latin America and Caribbean of the European Union.