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The team

Vincent Bourgeteau -  CEO

Biologist, ethnobotanist, cosmetologist

The career path of Vincent BOURGETEAU has been , from the very beginning, an expression of passion an dedication. For more then ten years he lived his passion for research from New Caledonia, deep forest Amazonia to Sub Saharan Africa, in French institutions as prestigious as the “Institut Pasteur” or the Development Research Institute. After serving as a consultant for the management of research and industrial endeavours, he decided to put his creative mind at work to develop new cosmetic concepts.

Fabrizio Fordiani – Deputy General Manager

Ph.D. in Physical-Chemistry, Material Science specialist

Fabrizio FORDIANI has grown up in Italy where he received his basic education in Material Science. He then moved to France where he obtained a PhD working on bio-based composite materials. During his doctorate he had the opportunity to collaborate with Vincent BOURGETEAU from the EPHYLA company, a cosmetic start-up specialised in natural solutions development. Working with EPHYLA on the design of new materials, his research focuses on the development of new formulation concepts and the vectorization of active ingredients.

Emilie Renault – Research Assistant

Biochemist, Formulation specialist

With a microbiology and biochemistry background, Emilie RENAULT is also extensively trained in every aspect of the cosmetic formulation. Her experience in quality control, traceability and sourcing management makes her a key member of the EPHYLA team.