Thierry Benoist is the Information and Communication Technology Team Leader here at ECAT. In addition, he manages projects at the European Commission, in particular overseeing activities in the field of scientific communication leveraging high-end digital technology. Over the last 20 years working for the European Institutions, he has led projects in diverse areas ranging from experimental cybersecurity to dissemination of public information under the EU REACH regulation on chemicals. He has also contributed in activities supporting EU humanitarian and crisis management mechanisms in collaboration with the UN, and is co-inventor of a patented tsunami alert device. Before working with the European Institutions, he was a subcontractor for NASA and ESA to design man machine interfaces in Augmented and Virtual Reality.