Hubert Fabriol obtained a PhD in Applied Geophysics at University of Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, in 1977. He joined BRGM in 1983 as a research engineer at the Joint Institute of Geothermal Energy Research. From 2009 to 2011, he managed the Safety and Impacts of CO2 storage unit. Since 2011, he is heading the Storage and underground exploitation risks unit. His involvement in CO2 geological storage started in 1993 within the European project JOULE II. He is presently involved in the European Network of Excellence CO2GEONET Association, and the FP6 and 7 funded project CO2ReMoVe, ECCSEL and CO2CARE. He assessed the French Ministry of Environment for the London Convention and OSPAR discussions on CO2 sub-sea bed geological storage. He is presently member of the CSLF Risk Assessment Task Force and the IEA GHG monitoring network. His areas of interest in CO2 geological storage are monitoring, risk assessment and safety criteria.