Catherine Truffert holds a PhD in Geophysics from University of Marie Curie (Paris).
Catherine serves IRIS Instruments as the CEO since March 2017, managing day to day operations, working in research and innovation with electrical engineers and geophysicists and, tackling new challenges with customers and partners.
Catherine worked for the BRGM for more than twenty years. She was the former leader of the Research Division.
During her carrier in Geosciences, she proved ability to meet the challenge posed by the gap between industry and academia which can be bridged by listening, understanding, partnership and cross-fertilization. Catherine was the Chair of the SEG Near Surface Geophysics Technical section from September 2020 to 2021.