IRD: Frédéric Ménard appointed Overseas Scientific Advisor

Frédéric Ménard is an IRD research director at the Mediterranean Institute of Oceanography in Marseille (UMR MIO). He conducts research on the functioning of tropical marine ecosystems in the context of global change: food webs, fishing and biodiversity; large pelagic predatory fish and the vulnerability of coastal ecosystems.
It is a member of several scientific councils and committees.
Frédéric Ménard was Director of the IRD's OCEANS Department from 2015 to 2020.

As a scientific advisor to the governance, he contributes to the Institute's scientific strategy on overseas territories, in particular in relation to the Government's Overseas Trajectory 5.0