Meet the team
Chairman of the Board & CEO
After a successful international career with renowned biotech companies in Europe and California, Philippe now brings his extensive knowledge of the sector, his management skills and business acumen to lead Fermentalg to success.
Chief Financial Officer
Emmanuelle BENITEZ CANO
Human Resources Director
Chief Scientific Officer
Expert in all facets of the development of products of algal origin and with a vast experience as scientific director, Hywel now heads the scientific teams that are at the heart of Fermentalg’s mission.
Marie Jane FALLOURD
Director Pigments & Functional Proteins Unit
Recognized as an international expert in the innovation and commercialization of high value-added food ingredients, Marie Jane is in charge of innovation, industrialization, and commercialization of the business unit’s products.
Director Functional Lipids Unit
After a career in Luxury and Food, Marc brings his experience as a profit generator for the international BUs. He manages Innovation, Production, Marketing and Sales for the Functional Lipids BU.
Site and Supply Chain Manager
After 10 years in the biotechnology field (R&S, industrialization and production), Guillaume manage the production and the supply chain of Fermentalg products as well as the site Fermentalg.
BU functional lipids
Sales & Marketing Director
With an extensive experience in sales and marketing of omega-3s, Jean-Louis puts his deep knowledge of the sector to good use in building Fermentalg sales strategy and setting up its global distribution channels.
Sonia Da Rocha GOMES
R&D – Production Director
BU Functional proteins and pigments
From a Biotechnology Engineer background, with a passion for fermentation and experience in the food industry, Coralie leads the USP team to develop processes and products from the laboratory to the industrial scale. She coordinates the implementation of the Quality policy within the BU.
Extraction and Purification Manager
With a strong background in biochemistry and expertise in all aspects of industrial biotechnology processes, Olivier leads the DPS team in developing new products and processes from laboratory to industrial scale. He is the technical expert on Phycocyanine, our innovative natural blue dye.
Sebastien LE QUERE
With a background in both nutrition and marketing, Sebastien has a strong international experience in ingredient management in BTOB, Food, Nutraceutical and Cosmetics. He is in charge of the functional proteins and pigments range within the Proteins Business Unit.
Manuel Rodrigo Rangel
Microbiology Platform Manager
Technical and scientific expert on the development of biotech products with international experience on the R&D activities management, Rodrigo leads and coordinates the activities of the microbiology platform of Fermentalg.
Process Development Manager
After training as an engineer in biological engineering, Adeline acquired expertise in industrial fermentation in the food industry. She manages the process development platform and brings her expertise in biotechnology to accelerate the launch of new products.
Analytical Development and QC Manager
More than 25 years of international experience in the management of analytical development and quality control teams in several fields: pharmaceutical, medical devices and food supplements.
Christine and her team develop methods and propose analytical tools to support product development and quality control.