Gauthier Chapelle is an agricultural engineer and has a doctorate in biology. After a thesis in Antarctic biology, and 5 years of awareness-raising on climate change at the International Polar Foundation, he joined the biomimicry movement, founded the Biomimicry-Europa association in 2006 to promote the concept in Europe, then the Greenloop consultancy in 2007.
For some years now, he has been promoting low-tech biomimicry and is particularly interested in biomimetic and post-oil agriculture, alongside Pablo Servigne, and the Ferme du Bec Hellouin, whose Scientific Council he has joined.
He is also a lecturer, a scientific collaborator at the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences for the past 15 years, author or co-author of some fifteen scientific publications, and an enthusiastic naturalist and lover of birds, cetaceans, orchids and wild edible plants...
Author of " The living as a model "(Albin Michel)
Co-author of " Mutual Aid. The other law of the jungle "(Les Liens qui Libèrent)