Main professional experiences
March – June 2018
Plantations du Haut-Penja (PHP – La Compagnie Fruitière)
V.I.E. Study Analyst
Work on a large irrigated banana plantation (+4000 hectares).
Implementation of studies and analyses related to the operation of the plantation.
Studies for the construction of a compost facility (site prospection and measurements).
Studies for the operation of the compost facility (feedstocks balance).
Studies for the attached phytoepuration water treatment plant (filtration of runoff water).
Drone photography to control the plantation.
May 2017 – February 2018
Ver de Terre Production
Instructional design : both digital for online courses and live with scientists, specialists and farmers.
Content creation : video, infographics, photography – related to agronomy and soil science.
Communication and marketing on social media. Creation and Development of a Youtube channel and an online Leanrning Management System.
Scientific reviews on the state of the art around soil fertility, biology and innovation in agriculture.
Management and support of a multidisciplinary team (young farmers, agronomists and multimedia specialists) under ‘startup settings’.
May – September 2015
Produce World Ltd
Research student – Master Thesis
Evaluation of the recently developed NRM Soil Health Test and Soil Health Index.
Review of existing soil quality and soil health assessments approaches around the world.
Soil sampling and laboratory analyses (microbial biomass, PLFA and respiration profiles).
Assessment of 10 different soil characteristics (physical, chemical and biological).
Multivariate statistics (PCA) used to study 58 distinct fields.
Reverse-engineering of the Soil Health Index (calculation strategy and scoring functions).
September 2012 – August 2013
Website, articles, photography and videos about Australia.
Adventure shared with kids in French schools.
Project nominated for the and Golden Blog Awards 2013.
Partnerships with Chapka Insurances, SuperKoala travel agency, Cercle des Vacances, Taxback, Peterpans Australia and WWOOF Australia.
Project partially funded by the French Ministry of Youth.
Still in development.
July – August 2012
Agronomic Institute INFA Tové
ADE Development association
Lived with the farmers in a remote village without running water and electricity.
Planting of 2000 trees to develop agroforestry systems.
Construction of a tree nursery (800 m²).
Agrosystem survey of 30 farmers.
Strategic diagnosis of the association.
Feeding, cleaning, herding cattle, animal care, meat processing.
Work mostly in autonomy.
April – June 2011
Agronomic Institute CTIFL Balandran
Laboratory measurements of commercial and agronomic aptitudes.
Statistical comparisons of the varieties.