Vincent Artero (born 1973) is a graduate of the Ecole Normale Supérieure. He received a Ph.D. degree from UPMC (Univ. Paris 6) in 2000, working on polyoxometallates under the supervision of Prof. A. Proust. After a postdoctoral stay at RWTH Aachen with Prof. U. Kölle, he got a CEA scientist position in 2001 working with Prof. M. Fontecave in Grenoble. He’s now Research Director at CEA and leads the Laboratoire de Chimie et Biologie des Métaux co-operated by Univ Grenoble Alpes, CNRS and CEA, where his group (www.solhycat.com) investigates bioinspired chemistry and artificial photosynthesis.