Sylvain Caillol is Research Director at CNRS. He was born in 1974 in Sète, France. He received his M. Sc. Degree in Chemistry from the Engineering School of Chemistry of Montpellier. Then he received his PhD degree in 2001 from the University of Bordeaux. Subsequently he joined Rhodia Company. Later, promoted Department Manager, he headed the Polymer Research Department in the Research Center of Aubervilliers. In 2007 he joined the CNRS at the Institute Charles Gerhardt of the University of Montpellier where he started a new research topic dedicated to Green Chemistry and Specialty Polymers. He is co-author of more than 150 articles, patents and book chapters. He is Chairman of “Oleochemistry, Molecule and Polymer Science” division of European Federation of Lipids. He won the Innovative Techniques for Environment Award in 2010, the Green Materials Prize in 2018 and was nominated Pioneering Investigator by the Royal Society of Chemistry in 2019.