Contributor Profile

Denis Wahler

Job TitlePhD – Global Manager Technology Partnerships

Company NameGivaudan Active Beauty


An experienced manager for collaborative research and development, Denis is in charge of Technology Partnerships within the Active Beauty business unit of Givaudan.

Prior to this role, he was Business Development Manager in biocatal-ysis and metagenomics at Libragen, before the acquisition of the company by Givaudan in 2015. Libragen has since become the Applied Microbiomics Centre of Excellence of Givaudan Active Beauty.

Graduated from a PhD in Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Bern, Switzerland, Denis specialized in applied research and contract services in white biotechnology and green chem-istry at Proteus/PCAS Biosolution, where he served as Head of R&D and Scien-tific Manager for many years. Prior to joining Libragen, he also spent one and a half year at SEPPIC (Air Liquide Group) as Head of the Synthesis Department.

Conference Sessions

  • Leadership in microbiomics for cosmetics

    Wednesday13:30 - 14:0031 Oct 2018
    Technical Seminars Theatre

    Skin microbiomes are diverse communities of microorganisms. With scientific advances, scientists are now turning microbiome into an unavoidable solution for bea...

    • Language: English

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