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RIFM Core Teams


 

Advisory Committee

Chaired by RIFM's President, the Advisory Committee is comprised of individuals, from RIFM Member companies, who have both technical and business expertise.

The Mandate of the Advisory Committee is to advise and consult on strategic issues related to RIFM's programs.

The scope of activities for the Advisory Committee is to:

1. Input on the safety program process and progress
2. Consult on draft Safety Assessments
3. Input on RIFM research program direction
 


James Romine, RIFM, Chair
Greg Adamson, Givaudan
Anne Marie Api, RIFM
Danielle Botelho, RIFM
Shawn Blythe, IFF
Catherine Gadras, Robertet
Frank A Jones, SCJ
Taiwo Koyejo, Fragrance Creators Association
Boris Mueller, Symrise
Kristin Radke, BASF
Kevin Renskers, Takasago
Jane Rose, P&G
Dan Salvito, RIFM
Veronique Scailteur, Chanel
Ben Smith, Firmenich
​Matthias Vey, IFRA

RIFM Advisory Committee Charter
 

 


Core Teams

Core Teams are comprised of individuals, from RIFM Member companies, who are technical specialists in specific areas of expertise.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • RIFM staff will develop an action plan and an initial interpretation of data
  • Core Team will review action plan and initial interpretation and provide comments/suggestions as needed

     

Genotoxicity
Joan Cheng, IFF
Sylvain Etter, Firmenich
Peter Griem, Symrise
Christina Hickey, Firmenich
Frank A. Jones, SCJ
Gladys Ouedraogo, L'Oreal
Stefan Pfuhler, P&G
Steven Robison, Consultant
Brian Wall, Colgate-Palmolive
RIFM Staff: 
Yax Thakkar
Kaushal Joshi,
Anne Marie Api

Sensitization
Minako Allen, Firmenich
Peter Cadby, consultant
Joan Cheng, IFF
Graham Ellis, Givaudan
Nicky Gilmour, Unilever
Peter Griem, Symrise
Marisol Gutierrez, Givaudan
Lars Hareng, BASF
Amaia Irizar, IFRA
Cindy Ryan, P&G
Scott Schneider, Firmenich
Rahul Parakhia, Church & Dwight
RIFM Staff: 
Devin O'Brien, Anne Marie Api

Computational Chemistry
Nora Aptula, Unilever
Sylvain Etter, Firmenich
Etje Hulzebos, IFF
Shengde Wu, P&G
RIFM Staff: 
Anne Marie Api
Mihir Date
Chaitra Deodhar
Kaushal Joshi
Dan Salvito



 

Phototoxicity/Photoallergy
J Nash, P&G
Wolfgang Pape, Consultant
RIFM Staff:
Gretchen Ritacco
Anne Marie Api

 

Repeat Dose
Matt Dent, Unilever
Christian Euchhofer, Symrise
Lars Hareng, BASF
Bill Kershaw. SCJ
Sandeep Mukhi, Givaudan
Jane Rose, P&G (liaison to the Respiratory Core Team)
Tim Stakhiv, L'Oreal
Paul Sterchele, IFF
RIFM Staff:
Sanket Gadhia
Anne Marie Api

Reproduction
Matt Dent, Unilever 
Lars Hareng, BASF
Frank Jones, SCJ
Sandeep Mukhi, Givaudan
Jorge Naciff, P&G
Paul Sterchele, IFF
Simone Switalla, Symrise
RIFM Staff: 
Sai Yee Tsang
Anne Marie Api

Respiratory
Namali Corea, SCJ
Christina Hickey, Firmenich
Olga Lemke, BASF
Cecile Mignatelli, Givaudan
Kevin Renskers, Takasago
Jane Rose, P&G
Paul Sterchele, IFF
Simone Switalla, Symrise
RIFM Staff: 
Nikaeta Sidekar
Danielle Botelho
Anne Marie Api

IFRA Environmental Task Force 
(as RIFM Environmental Core Team) 

Jared Bozich, IFF
​Malick Diop, Mane
Catherine Gadras, Robertet
Sascha Gebhardt, Symrise
Sylvia Gimeno, Firmenich
Etje Hulzebos, IFF
Karen J. Jenner, Givaudan
Tim Kedwards, SC Johnson
Eva Klingelmann, Symrise
Thomas Kosmehl, BASF
Georg Kreutzer, Givaudan
Jacques L'Haridon, L'Oreal
Ian Malcomber, Unilever
Hiroyuki Matsuo, Takasago
Kathleen McDonough, P&G
Kristin Radke, BASF
Gordon Sanders, Givaudan
Markus Seyfield, Firmenich

RIFM Staff:
Dan Salvito, Aurelia Lapczynski
IFRA Staff:
Matthias Vey, Cecile Gonzalez