Guillaume Drillet is Regional Manager for EHS Marine Services at SGS. He has 19 years of experience working with environmental sciences in the public and private sectors. He holds a MSc with a major in coastal resources management (France) and a PhD in life sciences (Denmark). In 2011, he received the Young Elite Scientist Award from the Danish Ministry of Independent research.
Guillaume is supporting private and public organization with their research or compliance sampling, testing and monitoring. Initially covering coastal resources management, he has then started working on the production of plankton in large scale for aquaculture purposes before using these skills for the evaluation of water treatments system since 2010. After 3 successful years as President of the WAS-APC chapter, Guillaume has recently been elected director of the board of the World Aquaculture Society where he is chairing the industry committee and the sub-committee on social medias. While running business Development for the Marine Services of SGS in Asia and Pacific regions, Guillaume Drillet continues to deliver lectures in academia and to global organization such as IMO. He is an ambassador to the Singapore Exhibition & Convention Bureau for his commitment to the organization of international scientific/technical events (e.g. ICBWM, WAS, SETAC...). Since 2016, he is the Chair of the Global TestNet, an organization supporting the robust testing of solutions to manage bio-invasions from shipping (ballast water and biofouling).