Our Leadership Teams

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Advisory Committee

Representing the most senior technical leaders in product safety among key RIFM member companies, the Advisory Committee provides advice and counsel to the president on all scientific programs and issues, which ensures relevant and responsive service to the fragrance industry and its customers within the scope of the RIFM mission.

Anne Marie Api, RIFM

Greg Adamson, Givaudan

Anne Marie Api, RIFM

Martina Bianchini, IFRA

Jonathan Bonello, IFEAT

Danielle Botelho, RIFM

Christopher Choi, Takasago

Christina Hickey, dsm-firmenich

Catherine Gadras, Robertet

Xing Han, Arylessence, Inc.

Laura Hernando, CPL Aromas Ltd.

Richard Hoffman, Berje

Felix Klug, BASF

Gregory Ladics, IFF

Jon Lalko, Estee Lauder Companies

Vatsal Mehta, P&G

Boris Mueller, Chair, Symrise

Bhuvana Nageshwaran, Ultra International

Kristin Radke, Bell Flavor & Fragrances

Christen Sachse-Vasquez, RIFM

Veronique Scailteur, Chanel

Gary Sullivan, RIFM

Matthias Vey, IFRA

Core Teams

Core Team members advise and consult on strategic issues related to RIFM’s goals. Made up of fragrance industry science leaders and RIFM staff who are experts in their team’s area of focus, Core Teams operate under the RIFM bylaws and follow an agreed-upon charter with a current, valid mandate.

Genotoxicity

Christopher Choi, Takasago

Sylvain Etter, dsm-firmenich

Peter Griem, Symrise

Christina Hickey, dsm-firmenich

Anne-Sophie Migeot, Givaudan

Lena Mueller, Symrise AG

Gladys Ouedraogo, L’Oreal

Stefan Pfuhler, P&G

Steven Robison, Consultant

Marcus Wahl, BASF

Brian Wall, Colgate

Matt Wolter, SCJ

RIFM Staff: Yax Thakkar, Holger Moustakas, Anne Marie Api

Skin Sensitization

Fanny Boisleve, Chanel

Graham Ellis, dsm-firmenich

Nicola Gilmour, Unilever

Peter Griem, Symrise 

Lars Hareng, BASF

Amaia Irizar, IFRA

Gregory Ladics, IFF

Alexandra Lodes, Symrise, alternate

Mihwa Na, Estée Lauder

Andreas Natsch, Givaudan

Brian Palmer, P&G

Vanessa Rocha, Givaudan

Cindy Ryan, Consultant

Paul Sterchele, IFF

RIFM Staff: Maura Lavelle, Isabelle Lee, Anne Marie Api

Computational Chemistry

Nora Aptula, Unilever

Tiina Lantto, dsm-firmenich

Cathy Lester, P&G

Cecile Mignatelli, Givaudan

Olivia Payne, SC Johnson

RIFM Staff: Jake Muldoon, Holger Moustakas, Anne Marie Api

Phototoxicity/Photoallergy

Renato Ivan de Ávila, Unilever

Sylvain Etter, dsm-firmenich (guest)

Frank J. Nash, P&G

Shiho Oeda, Shiseido

Yi Su, Symrise AG

RIFM Staff: Gretchen Ritacco, Chaitra Deodhar, Anne Marie Api

Repeat Dose

Christopher Choi, Takasago

Matt Dent, Unilever

Christian Euchenhofer, Symrise

Lars Hareng, BASF

Alexandra Lodes, Symrise

Vatsal Mehta, P&G

Olivia Payne, SC Johnson

Vanessa Rocha, Givaudan

Dan Selechnik, Fragrance Creators Association

Paul Sterchele, IFF

Erik van Miert, dsm-firmenich

RIFM Staff: Kaushal Joshi, Anne Marie Api

Reproduction

Christopher Choi, Takasago

Matt Dent, Unilever

Lars Hareng, BASF

Stephen B. Harris, Stephen B. Harris Group

Alexandra Lodes, Symrise

Vatsal Mehta, P&G

Olivia Payne, SC Johnson

Vanessa Rocha, Givaudan

Dan Selechnik, Fragrance Creators Association

Paul Sterchele, IFF

Erik van Miert, dsm-firmenich

RIFM Staff: Kaushal Joshi, Anne Marie Api

Respiratory

Fanny Boisleve, Chanel

Christina Hickey, dsm-firmenich

Nora Krutz, P&G

Olga Lemke, BASF

Cecile Mignatelli, Givaudan

Olivia Payne, SC Johnson

Ramya Rajagopal, Unilever

Kevin Renskers, Consultant

Jane Rose, P&G

Paul Sterchele, IFF

Simone Switalla, Symrise

RIFM Staff: Nikaeta Sadekar, Danielle Botelho, Anne Marie Api

Environmental

Jared Bozich, IFF

Malick Maodo Diop, V. Mane Fils S.A.

Jennifer Dorts, IFRA

Sascha Gebhardt, Symrise

Sylvia Gimeno, dsm-firmenich

Cecile Gonzalez, European Chemical Industry Council

Karen Jenner, Givaudan

Tim Kedwards, Estee Lauder

Eva Klingelman, Symrise

Thomas Kosmehl, BASF

Georg Kreutzer, Givaudan

Matsuo Hiroyuki, Takasago

Veronique Poulsen, L’Oreal

Jean-Paul Rila, Huntsman Corporation

Gordon Sanders, Givaudan

Chiara Maria Vitale, P&G

RIFM Staff: Aurelia Lapczynski, Anne Marie Api

Natural Complex Substances (NCS)

Fanny Boisleve, Chanel

Dave Carroll, Consultant

Catherine Gadras, Robertet

Lena Graute, Symrise

Christina Hickey, dsm-firmenich

Rich Hofmann, Berje

Cecile Bascoul, doTERRA

Celine Roy, IFF

RIFM Staff: Anne Marie Api, Danielle Botelho

Aggregate Exposure Team

Catherine Barratt, Unilever

Fanny Boisleve, Chanel

Nicolas Dornic, LVMH

Christina Hickey, dsm-firmenich

John O’Brien, Creme Global

Olivia Payne, SC Johnson

Steven Robison, Consultant

Jane Rose, P&G

Scott Schneider, Symrise

Cesar Scrochi, Creme Global

Ben Smith, A*STAR

Sarah Tozer, P&G

RIFM Staff: Anne Marie Api