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.

James Romine, RIFM

Greg Adamson, Givaudan

Anne Marie Api, RIFM

Martina Bianchini, IFRA

Jonathan Bonello, IFEAT

Danielle Botelho, RIFM

Luciana, Castro, Firmenich

Christopher Choi, Takasago

Darci Ferrer, Fragrance Creators Association

David Feifarek, SCJ

Catherine Gadras, Robertet

Xing Han, IFF, Chair

Rob Harrington, Arylessence

Richard Hoffman, Berje

Felix Klug, BASF

Vatsal Mehta, P&G

Boris Mueller, Symrise

Bhuvana Nageshwaran, Ultra International

Charlotte Purcell, CPL Aromas

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, Firmenich

Peter Griem, Symrise

Christina Hickey, Firmenich

Anne-Sophie Migeot, Givaudan

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

Nicky Gilmour, Unilever

Peter Griem, Symrise 

Lars Hareng, BASF

Amaia Irizar, IFRA

Gregory S. Ladics, IFF

Alexandra Lodes, Symrise, alternate

Andreas Natsch, Givaudan

Brian Palmer, P&G

Vanessa Rocha, Givaudan

Cindy Ryan, Consultant

Scott Schneider, Firmenich

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

Computational Chemistry

Nora Aptula, Unilever

Etje Hulzebos, IFF

Tiina Lantto, Firmenich

Cecile Mignatelli, Givaudan

Shengde Wu, P&G

RIFM Staff: Manoj Kumar, Holger Moustakas, Anne Marie Api

Phototoxicity/Photoallergy

J. Nash, P&G

Sylvain Etter, Firmenich (guest)

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

Repeat Dose

Christopher Choi, Takasago

Matt Dent, Unilever

Bryan Delaney, Firmenich

Christian Euchenhofer, Symrise

Lars Hareng, BASF

Vatsal Mehta, P&G

Vanessa Rocha, Givaudan

Paul Sterchele, IFF

RIFM Staff: Kaushal Joshi, Dan Selechnik, Anne Marie Api

Reproduction

Christopher Choi, Takasago

Matt Dent, Unilever

Bryan Delaney, Firmenich

Lars Hareng, BASF

Vatsal Mehta, P&G

Vanessa Rocha, Givaudan

Paul Sterchele, IFF

Simone Switalla, Symrise

Matt Wolter, SCJ

RIFM Staff: Kaushal Joshi, Dan Selechnik, Anne Marie Api

Respiratory

Fanny Boisleve, Chanel

Christina Hickey, Firmenich

Nora Krutz, P&G

Olga Lemke, BASF

Cecile Mignatelli, Givaudan

Kevin Renskers, Consultant

Jane Rose, P&G

Paul Sterchele, IFF

Simone Switalla, Symrise

Markus Wahl, BASF, backup

Matt Wolter, SCJ

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

Environmental

Jared Bozich, IFF

Kristin Connors, P&G

Sascha Gebhardt, Symrise

Sylvia Gimeno, Firmenich

Etje Hulzebos, IFF

Karen Jenner, Givaudan

Eva Klingelman, Symrise

Georg Kreutzer, Givaudan

Thomas Kosmehl, BASF

Gordon Sanders, Givaudan

RIFM Staff: Aurelia Lapczynski, Anne Marie Api

Natural Complex Substances (NCS)

Fanny Boisleve, Chanel

Dave Carroll, Consultant

Catherine Gadras, Robertet

Christina Hickey, Firmenich

Rich Hofmann, Berje

Celine Roy, IFF

Radim Knob, doTERRA

RIFM Staff: Anne Marie Api, Danielle Botelho, Manoj Kumar

Aggregate Exposure Team

Ben Smith, A*STAR

Catherine Barratt, Unilever

Fanny Boisleve, Chanel

John O’Brien, Creme Global

Nicolas Dornic, LVMH

Jane Rose, P&G

Scott Schneider, Firmenich

Steven Robison, Consultant

Sarah Tozer, P&G

William Goodwin, Creme Global

Matt Wolter, SCJ

RIFM Staff: Anne Marie Api