François Bussy was Vice Rector for Research, International Relations and Continuing Education at UNIL between 2016 and 2021. Previously, from 2013 to 2016, he was Dean of the Faculty of Geosciences and Environment (FGSE), UNIL After his PhD in Earth Sciences, UNIL (1989), he was a Postdoctoral researcher, University of Leeds (UK), Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto (CA) and University of Lausanne, a senior lecturer and an associate professor.