Musical harmony is based on physical principles, while in cooking, ingredients must be weighed out with precision. At the same time, you have to be able to invent because if one follows the same recipe all the time, you never create anything new.
I will fully engage myself to maintain CERN's excellence in all its attributes, with the help of everybody, including CERN Council, staff and users from all over the world.
Our research is so complex that the resources of a single region of the world are no longer enough - both intellectually and economically, it must be a global effort.
For me, my home is a peaceful place where I can rest, and it gives me back energy.
The search for knowledge is a long and difficult task.