Dr Guillaume Attard is a doctor-engineer graduated from the ENTPE and University of Lyon and works as project manager at Cerema, in Lyon France. He is an expert in quantitative hydrogeology and geothermal energy. He has co-authored 14 peer-reviewed publications. He has an expertise for the deterministic modeling of flow, heat and mass transport in aquifers. His past work has been bridging between the academic and non-academic sectors, adopting concepts from current research for solving practical problems especially regarding the impact of constructions and human activities on groundwater resources. He is also teaching quantitative hydrogeology and modeling for engineering students at the ENTPE (Lyon).