Sebastien is the Program Director of Stepping Stones, responsible for Stepping Stones' Corporate Projects and I Care Program, as well as coordinating and managing the organisation's research activities. He also responds to external requests for information on migrant situation in China.
Sebastien holds a Ph.D. in geography from the University of Montreal (Canada) specialised in Chinese society, migration studies, ethnicity, and socio-economic development. He has written articles and given several presentations focused on China’s minorities and migrant workers. He contributed to the East Asia Forum Quarterly and published a chapter in a book titled Regional Minorities and Development in East and Southeast Asia.