Research Institute for Fragrance Materials (RIFM)at
Safety Assessment Manager
Danielle Botelho, PhD is responsible for the RIFM safety assessment process and leading her team to build universal acceptance and trust in the safe use of fragrance materials through applied science and research. She received her PhD in Toxicology from Rutgers University. She has over 12 years of research experience specializing in nanotoxicology and pulmonary studies relating to molecular and physiological endpoints. She is passionate about communicating science and safety to a global audience.
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Jill B. Costa, PhD
The Lebermuth Companyat
Jill Costa has been with Lebermuth for the last four years as a Chief Perfumer. Prior to this, Jill practiced perfumery at fragrance houses in the U.S., Mexico, and the Netherlands with successes in Household, Air Care, and Personal Care product segments. She has also worked in Product Development in Consumer Product companies in both the Laundry and Air Care areas. She holds a PhD in Chemistry from The Ohio State University.
Fragrance Marketing Managerat
Olivia Carlize joined Orchidia Fragrances, a division of Flavorchem, in 2018. As Fragrance Marketing Manager, she derives insights from consumer and market data and works with perfumers to create fragrances that reflect the latest trends for a range of products, including air care and beauty. She is especially interested in helping brands make informed decisions when incorporating natural fragrance ingredients into products. Olivia’s passion for the sensory field took off while studying visual perception at the University of Pennsylvania.
Rebecca Shurhay is the Marketing Analyst at Flavorchem, a global company specializing in the creation and manufacturing of flavor and color solutions. Shurhay conducts market research and works with flavorists to help food and beverage brands innovate and create new product concepts based on the latest trends. Shurhay authors a monthly column focusing on the hottest topics in the industry and has a personal interest in meal prepping and health and wellness. Shurhay earned her bachelor’s degree in Advertising from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Cristina Arregui Garcia
Director of Global Regulatory Affairsat
International Fragrance Association (IFRA)
Cristina Arregui graduated in organic chemistry in 1986 from the University Autonoma of Madrid, Spain. In June 2007 she joined the European Flavour & Fragrance Association (EFFA) as REACH Manager based in Brussels, with responsibility for the implementation of the REACH programme for the fragrance industry. In January 2010, after EFFA’s reorganization, she joined IFRA (International Fragrance Association) becoming Director, Global Regulatory Affairs, expanding her responsibilities, not only for REACH implementation but to include the monitoring and management of both chemical and downstream legislation impacting the fragrance industry worldwide. She manages all IFRA's regulatory related committees and TFs and is involved in IFRA's advocacy activities. This also includes managing a GHS TF responsible for producing the so called “Classification and Labelling Manual”. This Manual is updated yearly and includes agreed self-classifications of substances used in the fragrance and flavour industry.
Additionally, Cristina is also the chair of Cefic’s Global Emerging Regulations Network of Experts. This group proactively seeks out and understands emerging legislation (Non-EU countries) and advocates to pursue the establishment and acceptance of global standards for the safe management of chemicals.
Senior Global Beauty Analystat
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Since joining Imbibe more than four years ago, Ilana Orlofsky has played an integral role in expanding the marketing initiatives of the boutique Chicago-based beverage development company. Her predilection for global cuisine and affinity for dynamic flavors, partly spurred by her love of travel, has helped fuel her passion for following market trends, developing product concepts with flavor pairings, and conducting ideation sessions. In addition to traveling all over the country and Canada to present to Imbibe’s customers, ranging from startups to billion-dollar brands, she has presented on consumer behavior and demand and beverage trends at several conferences, including Flavorcon and the National Restaurant Association Annual Show. Her trend insights and articles can be found across social media platforms and in several print and online publications, including Prepared Foods, Food Navigator, Beverage Industry, and SmartBrief. In her spare time, you may find her contributing Yelp reviews to maintain her elite status, practicing guitar, or researching her next travel destination. She has a B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis.
CBD Research Managerat
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Senior Global Food Analystat
Senior Global Food Analyst
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