Jean-Damien is an engineer specialising in agronomy with more than 25 years of experience internationally in various fields (seeds, fertilisers, plant protection products and diseases) and agri-food (contamination, withdrawal/recall). With a Master's degree in Science and Technique in Plant Bio-physiology and an Engineering degree from the Dijon National Advanced Institute of Agronomy (Plant production and crops), Jean-Damien began his career as an Agro-Environmental Engineer for the Loire Atlantique Chamber of Agriculture. Afterwards, he joined Terrena where he was in charge of referencing plant protection products, seeds and fertilisers, and then continued at Cavac where he became head of agronomy and sector development.