Thomas Binet is an environmental economist (PhD from the University of Portsmouth). He holds a master’s degree in fisheries sciences and graduated from French agricultural engineering school Agro ParisTech. He has worked within the OECD as a natural resource policy analyst, dealing specifically with fisheries management. He later joined the Institute for European Environmental Policy as a fisheries policy analyst. For several years, he has been involved in economic valuations of ecosystems as an associate researcher within the Center for Economics and Management of Aquatic resources (CEMARE) at the University of Portsmouth. From 2011, Thomas is the head of Vertigo Lab (www.vertigolab.eu) a think-and-do-tank specialized in environmental economics, innovative tools for bioinspired decision-making. Vertigo has specialized in subjects related to biodiversity financing, water management, sustainable farming, climate change, circular economy, blue economy.