Ambroise Pascal is a member of the French engineering corps known as the “Ingénieurs des Ponts, des Eaux et des Forêts” (lit. “Bridge, Water and Forest Engineers”). He is specialised in the management of food, health and environmental risks. As part of the final year of his studies, he effected a internship at the IRSN (French Institute for Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety) between October 2010 and July 2011, in the laboratory for the economic analysis of nuclear risks. The principal theme of his work there was the economic assessment of territories contaminated by nuclear accidents.