Fabrice Lefevre holds a Ph.D. in molecular biology and protein engineering and graduated from the French National Institute of Applied Sciences (INSA) as a biotechnology engineer.
He started his career by creating the molecular biology technologies of Protéus, a biotechnology company focusing on extremophiles and directed evolution, managing the entire R&D team of this enterprise. He then joined Libragen, a microbiome focused start-up, as Chief Scientific Officer, and initiated the development of the first cosmetic active ingredients based on enzyme synthesis with the scientific team. 
He continued his career as marketing and sales manager of Induchem, and joined Givaudan in 2015, contributing to the win of more than 30 cosmetic innovation awards; supporting beauty brands in their commercial success.
With over 25 years of experience in biotech and cosmetics, Fabrice Lefevre is the inventor of more than 30 patents, the author of about ten scientific articles and contributed to the writing of books and industry articles.
Dr Lefèvre is today the global marketing and innovation director of Givaudan Active Beauty, thrilling to connect beauty consumers’ insights together with the latest skincare innovations.