Mr Thierry Laperousaz

Collection Manager Marine Invertebrates

+61 8 8207 7487; +61 422 208 185


Thierry arrived in Adelaide in December 1993 from Paris, France and began at the Museum in March 1995 on a two-year contract as Assistant Collection Manager.  He became a full-time Collection Manager in March 1997.



  • MSc in Marine biology and Ecology and Engineer in Environmental Studies, Pierre & Marie Curie University, Paris, France (1990)
  • Engineer in Environmental Studies (Coastal Management), Pierre & Marie Curie University, Paris, France (1992)


Community Engagement

Regular participant in South Australian Museum Road Shows and local Waterhouse Club trips with an emphasis on marine invertebrates.