Maxime is a quantitative ecologist who has a great interest in working at the interface of
ecology, statistical modelling, and the development of quantitative tools for resource
management. He is currently a postdoctoral research associate at the School of Aquatic
and Fishery Sciences at the University of Washington in collaboration with National
Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA) at the Alaska Fishery Science Center. He is working
with Cody Szuwalski, James Thorson and Andre Punt to develop a fully-spatial stock
assessment for snow crab in the Bering Sea.
Maxime earned his Ph.D. in Fisheries Ecology from Agrocampus Ouest (Bretagne Loire
University, France) in 2019 with Dr. Etienne Rivot. In his Ph.D., Maxime used statistical
approaches to investigate the demographic and ecological mechanisms driving fish
population dynamics. His Ph.D focused on understanding the worldwide decline in the
Atlantic salmon populations. His work was carried out in close connection with the ICES
Working Group on North Atlantic Salmon (ICES WGNAS). Maxime participated in the
ICES WGNAS during the last four years to help improve the scientific basis of Atlantic
salmon stock assessment.