Claire Tansey

Director Clinical Evaluation & Scientific Communication, Ori-Derm, Claims & Communication

About Claire

Claire joined Oriflame in 1995. Since then Claire has worked in various roles such as Formulation Chemist, Skincare Formulation Manager, Product Trainer, Product Communication Scientist, Technology Scouting Manager & Senior Manager of Front End Innovation. Claire holds a Diploma in Packaging Technology and Cosmetic Science and a Degree in Healthcare Technology.

Gill McDonald

Clinical Facility Manager

About Gill

Gill has a background in Communications having studied Advertising, Marketing & PR with the Communications Management Institute of Ireland. Gill joined Oriflame in 2006 as part of the Regulatory team. She was one of the founding members of the Ori-Derm facility which was commissioned in 2008. Gill manages the Ori-Derm facility as well as our panelist database, our  panelists, and is responsible for facility budgets. Gill is also leading R&D’s implementation and adherence to the new GDPR regulations.

Nicola Robertson

NPD Manager Ori-Derm

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).

Melissa Walsh

Senior Photobiology Scientist

About Melissa

Melissa joined Oriflame in 2012 and holds a Degree in The Physics and Chemistry of Advanced Materials, Diploma in Biopharmachem and a Certificate in Dermatocosmetic Science. Melissa is an expert in Photobiology Science and drives the research and management of all solar protection studies in Oriflame. Her work drives Oriflame’s expertise in this area, proving the performance of our products in the areas of SPF and UVA protection. Furthermore, working with the research team, Melissa is driven to deliver newness in the areas of 2D imaging and is an experienced Project Manager for clinical testing of our products.

About Claire

Claire joined Oriflame in 1995. Since then Claire has worked in various roles such as Formulation Chemist, Skincare Formulation Manager, Product Trainer, Product Communication Scientist, Technology Scouting Manager & Senior Manager of Front End Innovation. Claire holds a Diploma in Packaging Technology and Cosmetic Science and a Degree in Healthcare Technology.

About Gill

Gill has a background in Communications having studied Advertising, Marketing & PR with the Communications Management Institute of Ireland. Gill joined Oriflame in 2006 as part of the Regulatory team. She was one of the founding members of the Ori-Derm facility which was commissioned in 2008. Gill manages the Ori-Derm facility as well as our panelist database, our  panelists, and is responsible for facility budgets. Gill is also leading R&D’s implementation and adherence to the new GDPR regulations.

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 Melissa

Melissa joined Oriflame in 2012 and holds a Degree in The Physics and Chemistry of Advanced Materials, Diploma in Biopharmachem and a Certificate in Dermatocosmetic Science. Melissa is an expert in Photobiology Science and drives the research and management of all solar protection studies in Oriflame. Her work drives Oriflame’s expertise in this area, proving the performance of our products in the areas of SPF and UVA protection. Furthermore, working with the research team, Melissa is driven to deliver newness in the areas of 2D imaging and is an experienced Project Manager for clinical testing of our products.

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.

Sarah Hurley

Research Scientist

About Sarah

Sarah joined Oriflame in 2017. Sarah has always had an interest in the cosmetics industry beginning her career as a Beauty therapist (ITEC & CIBTAC certified). She then combined her love of beauty and science holding a degree in Environmental Science, a post graduate certificate in Biopharmaceutical Science and a Master’s Degree in Molecular Medicine. Sarah is developing her expertise in the 3D imaging area and has supported and managed many of our efficacy studies and through her research has delivered new claims to our portfolio.

Leah Doyle

Senior Technician

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.

Anna Mansfield

Technician

About Anna

Anna has a background in Beauty & Spa Therapy & Office Administration and joined our team in 2016. Anna’s technical expertise supports the delivery of all our new product developments as well as supporting the business by ensuring products are filled and packaged for all of our external consumer and efficacy performance studies.

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 Sarah

Sarah joined Oriflame in 2017. Sarah has always had an interest in the cosmetics industry beginning her career as a Beauty therapist (ITEC & CIBTAC certified). She then combined her love of beauty and science holding a degree in Environmental Science, a post graduate certificate in Biopharmaceutical Science and a Master’s Degree in Molecular Medicine. Sarah is developing her expertise in the 3D imaging area and has supported and managed many of our efficacy studies and through her research has delivered new claims to our portfolio.

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 Anna

Anna has a background in Beauty & Spa Therapy & Office Administration and joined our team in 2016. Anna’s technical expertise supports the delivery of all our new product developments as well as supporting the business by ensuring products are filled and packaged for all of our external consumer and efficacy performance studies.

Deirdre McNamee

Research Scientist

About Deirdre

Deirdre holds a first class honours degree in Biomedical Science and has worked within the research and NPD industry for the past four years. Deirdre joined Oriflame in 2018 and works as part of the research team to design, develop and implement new test methods for creating novel claims.

Celine Marque

Principal Sensory Scientist

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

Sensory Scientist

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 Deirdre

Deirdre holds a first class honours degree in Biomedical Science and has worked within the research and NPD industry for the past four years. Deirdre joined Oriflame in 2018 and works as part of the research team to design, develop and implement new test methods for creating novel claims.

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 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).