Sylvie Joussaume is a researcher at CNRS. She is an expert in climate modelling. She has been involved in IPCC assessment reports since the third report. She is chairing the scientific board of the European Network for Earth System modelling (ENES) and coordinates the associated FP7 infrastructure project, IS-ENES (2009-2017). She coordinates the governance activities of the Centre of Excellence in Simulation for Weather and Climate (ESIWACE).