Dr Flavie Goutard is a veterinarian specialised in applied epidemiology. She works for CIRAD since 2005 within the research unit ASTRE. She has 20 years of experience in the field of infectious diseases epidemiology in tropical countries, working mainly on the development of adapted surveillance and control strategies for animal diseases in rural settings. She worked as an international consultant for the FAO and OIE in the development of training course in epidemiology. Her recent research focus on participatory epidemiology, evaluation of surveillance, risk assessment and on the ways to improve zoonotic diseases detection with risk-based methodology. She is actually adjunct professor at Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand, coordinating a new Master Program in One Health, InterRisk and coordinating the CIRAD research platform GREASE.