Thibaut is a 4th year PhD student in computational statistics co-supervised by Profs. Arnaud Doucet and Yee Whye Teh. My research interests include variational inference and particle methods applied on graphical models and in the context of distributed learning. I am affiliated with University College in Oxford. Prior to starting this PhD I took part iii in Cambridge and before that obtained a Masters in applied mathematics from UCLouvain in Belgium.