About Nicola

Nicola holds a Degree in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics. Nicola has a wealth of experience in Data Management and has worked as a Data Management Study Lead with a large Pharmaceutical CRO.  Nicola joined Oriflame in 2011 as a Senior Scientist in the Ori-Derm team and project managed many NPD studies during her time as a Scientist on the team. Nicola now leads the delivery of all our NPD efficacy and consumer studies, ensuring new claims are delivered for our products. With her extensive experience in data management, Nicola has used this to implement and drive a quality management system across Ori-Derm ensuring adherence to high quality standards and Good laboratory Practice. (GLP).

Nicola Robertson

Manager – Performance Evaluation

Cyril Messaraa

Principal Research Project Lead

About Cyril

Cyril Messaraa holds a Master Degree in Cosmetic Science from the ISIPCA (Institut supérieur international du parfum, de la cosmétique et de l’aromatique alimentaire) and the University of Versailles, France. Cyril has worked as a Scientist in Ori-Derm since 2012 and is an invaluable member of our team. He is an expert in Efficacy testing,  is a member of the Oriflame R&D Expert Panel, speaking with Consultants worldwide about our research and how such research delivers newness to our products. Cyril is recognized within the cosmetic industry for his innovative approach to research with four first author publications and has been invited as a speaker at the International Skin Care Conference in 2018. Cyril is an enthusiastic and passionate scientist who is dedicated to driving Oriflame’s products forward through exciting research projects.

Leah Doyle

Study & Facility Coordinator – Performance Evaluation

About Leah

Leah has been with Ori-Derm since 2009- as our most Senior Technician, Leah is responsible for organising the global Consumer Testing studies in collaboration with external Consumer Research Organisations. Leah is one of Oriflame’s most experienced investigators and has extensive experience in performing Efficacy studies.

Celine Marque

Principal Scientist – Sensory & Consumer Science

About Celine

Celine has a bachelor degree in Biochemistry from the “Université des Pays de L’Adour” (Pau, France) and a Masters degree in Food Sensory Science from the “Université de Bourgogne” (Dijon, France). After gaining knowledge in sensory science, she performed an internship in Chanel Cosmetics and discovered a passion for sensory science of skincare. Following this, she managed the sensory science laboratory and taught students whilst working in ISIPCA School (Versailles, France). In 2012, she joined Oriflame (Bray, Ireland) as Sensory Scientist, allowing her to increase her knowledge in sensory science in cosmetics and perfumes and to develop the R&D cosmetic sensory department. Céline manages all sensory activities in Oriflame and is an integral part of the innovation process for new product development for both Cosmetic and Wellness products (food and food supplements products). She is still actively involved in sensory professional networks (SFAS, French association of Sensory professionals) and has shared scientific materials externally which have been developed in Oriflame.

About Nicola

Nicola holds a Degree in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics. Nicola has a wealth of experience in Data Management and has worked as a Data Management Study Lead with a large Pharmaceutical CRO.  Nicola joined Oriflame in 2011 as a Senior Scientist in the Ori-Derm team and project managed many NPD studies during her time as a Scientist on the team. Nicola now leads the delivery of all our NPD efficacy and consumer studies, ensuring new claims are delivered for our products. With her extensive experience in data management, Nicola has used this to implement and drive a quality management system across Ori-Derm ensuring adherence to high quality standards and Good laboratory Practice. (GLP).

About Cyril

Cyril Messaraa holds a Master Degree in Cosmetic Science from the ISIPCA (Institut supérieur international du parfum, de la cosmétique et de l’aromatique alimentaire) and the University of Versailles, France. Cyril has worked as a Scientist in Ori-Derm since 2012 and is an invaluable member of our team. He is an expert in Efficacy testing,  is a member of the Oriflame R&D Expert Panel, speaking with Consultants worldwide about our research and how such research delivers newness to our products. Cyril is recognized within the cosmetic industry for his innovative approach to research with four first author publications and has been invited as a speaker at the International Skin Care Conference in 2018. Cyril is an enthusiastic and passionate scientist who is dedicated to driving Oriflame’s products forward through exciting research projects.

About Leah

Leah has been with Ori-Derm since 2009- as our most Senior Technician, Leah is responsible for organising the global Consumer Testing studies in collaboration with external Consumer Research Organisations. Leah is one of Oriflame’s most experienced investigators and has extensive experience in performing Efficacy studies.

About Celine

Celine has a bachelor degree in Biochemistry from the “Université des Pays de L’Adour” (Pau, France) and a Masters degree in Food Sensory Science from the “Université de Bourgogne” (Dijon, France). After gaining knowledge in sensory science, she performed an internship in Chanel Cosmetics and discovered a passion for sensory science of skincare. Following this, she managed the sensory science laboratory and taught students whilst working in ISIPCA School (Versailles, France). In 2012, she joined Oriflame (Bray, Ireland) as Sensory Scientist, allowing her to increase her knowledge in sensory science in cosmetics and perfumes and to develop the R&D cosmetic sensory department. Céline manages all sensory activities in Oriflame and is an integral part of the innovation process for new product development for both Cosmetic and Wellness products (food and food supplements products). She is still actively involved in sensory professional networks (SFAS, French association of Sensory professionals) and has shared scientific materials externally which have been developed in Oriflame.

Caroline Motta

Scientist – Sensory & Consumer Science

About Caroline

Caroline has a bachelor degree in Chemistry from the “Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina” (Florianópolis, Brazil) and a Master’s degree in Physical Chemistry from the “Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina” (Florianópolis, Brazil). She started her career with sensory science in Brazil, where she worked in a food and ingredients company (Duas Rodas) and developed a strong passion for sensory science. In 2019, she joined Oriflame (Bray, Ireland) as Sensory Scientist, allowing her to expand her knowledge in sensory science in cosmetics and perfumes. She is an integral part of the innovation process for new product development for both Cosmetic and Wellness products (food and food supplements products).

Jordan Kavanagh

Technician – Performance Evaluation

About Jordan

Jordan holds a Master Degree in Human Nutrition from Ulster University, where she discovered her passion for efficacy studies when she completed her dissertation: The effects of a seaweed based supplement on markers of skin health, looking specifically at skin barrier function, hydration and elasticity in adults. This lead her to a research position at the university, assisting on clinical trials, from recruitment to data management and analysis, before joining Oriderm to extend her academic research knowledge into industry. Jordan is one of the newer members of the team, joining us September 2020 as Oriderm’s Technician. Jordan assists across all studies, including clinical, sensory and wellness, coordinating consumer studies with external Consumer & SPF Research organisations, while managing mascara performance testing. Jordan is a huge people person, who loves getting to meet the people who get involved with our trials and help us achieve great quality and effective products.

Jessen Curpen

Principal Scientist-Clinical & Instrumental Science

About Jessen

Jessen recently joined Oriflame in January 2021 as Principal Scientist-Clinical & Instrumental Science in the Oriderm department. Jessen holds a Bachelor Degree in Chemistry and a Master Degree in Quality Management from the University of Mauritius. He also studied Limnology & Geochemistry at the University of Uppsala (Sweden). Jessen started his career as Sugar Technologist at the Mauritius Sugar Industry Research Institute(MSIRI) before moving to Clinical Trials at the Centre international de développement Pharmaceutique (CIDP). During his 11 years at CIDP, Jessen occupied various strategic positions including Group Quality Assurance Manager, Chief Operating Officer and Training and Biophysics Manager. During his time at CIDP he got acquainted to the various efficacy tests and Instrumental method in skin measurement and developed a passion for the science behind cosmetic products and their effects on the skin. Jessen also participated in various international conferences as guess speaker, namely, at the Sun Protection Conference, the Skin Ageing Conference, the IFSCC and in various In-Cosmetics technical seminars. Jessen joined Oriflame to further sharpen his knowledge and skills in cosmetic science and better serve the cosmetic industry.

Meriam Bacelar

Graduate Sensory Scientist

About Meriam

Meriam joined Oriflame (Bray, Ireland) in February 2021 as a Graduate Sensory Scientist. She has a Masters degree with a 1st year in Neuroscience & Physiology from the « Université de Franche-Comté », and a 2nd year in Food Sensory Science from the « Université de Bourgogne » in France. Before Oriflame, Meriam did an 8-months internship in COTY, Switzerland, where she learn a lot about sensory science, emotional claims, cosmetics and fragrances. She will be a part of the Sensory and Consumer Science team, leading project with Celine for Wellness and Cosmetic products.

About Caroline

Caroline has a bachelor degree in Chemistry from the “Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina” (Florianópolis, Brazil) and a Master’s degree in Physical Chemistry from the “Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina” (Florianópolis, Brazil). She started her career with sensory science in Brazil, where she worked in a food and ingredients company (Duas Rodas) and developed a strong passion for sensory science. In 2019, she joined Oriflame (Bray, Ireland) as Sensory Scientist, allowing her to expand her knowledge in sensory science in cosmetics and perfumes. She is an integral part of the innovation process for new product development for both Cosmetic and Wellness products (food and food supplements products).

About Jordan

Jordan holds a Master Degree in Human Nutrition from Ulster University, where she discovered her passion for efficacy studies when she completed her dissertation: The effects of a seaweed based supplement on markers of skin health, looking specifically at skin barrier function, hydration and elasticity in adults. This lead her to a research position at the university, assisting on clinical trials, from recruitment to data management and analysis, before joining Oriderm to extend her academic research knowledge into industry. Jordan is one of the newer members of the team, joining us September 2020 as Oriderm’s Technician. Jordan assists across all studies, including clinical, sensory and wellness, coordinating consumer studies with external Consumer & SPF Research organisations, while managing mascara performance testing. Jordan is a huge people person, who loves getting to meet the people who get involved with our trials and help us achieve great quality and effective products.

About Jessen

Jessen recently joined Oriflame in January 2021 as Principal Scientist-Clinical & Instrumental Science in the Oriderm department. Jessen holds a Bachelor Degree in Chemistry and a Master Degree in Quality Management from the University of Mauritius. He also studied Limnology & Geochemistry at the University of Uppsala (Sweden). Jessen started his career as Sugar Technologist at the Mauritius Sugar Industry Research Institute(MSIRI) before moving to Clinical Trials at the Centre international de développement Pharmaceutique (CIDP). During his 11 years at CIDP, Jessen occupied various strategic positions including Group Quality Assurance Manager, Chief Operating Officer and Training and Biophysics Manager. During his time at CIDP he got acquainted to the various efficacy tests and Instrumental method in skin measurement and developed a passion for the science behind cosmetic products and their effects on the skin. Jessen also participated in various international conferences as guess speaker, namely, at the Sun Protection Conference, the Skin Ageing Conference, the IFSCC and in various In-Cosmetics technical seminars. Jessen joined Oriflame to further sharpen his knowledge and skills in cosmetic science and better serve the cosmetic industry.

About Meriam

Meriam joined Oriflame (Bray, Ireland) in February 2021 as a Graduate Sensory Scientist. She has a Masters degree with a 1st year in Neuroscience & Physiology from the « Université de Franche-Comté », and a 2nd year in Food Sensory Science from the « Université de Bourgogne » in France. Before Oriflame, Meriam did an 8-months internship in COTY, Switzerland, where she learn a lot about sensory science, emotional claims, cosmetics and fragrances. She will be a part of the Sensory and Consumer Science team, leading project with Celine for Wellness and Cosmetic products.