Biography for Jean-Jaques √Čtienne, PhD

After obtaining his doctorate in chemistry from Paris University in 1967, Étienne held a number of research positions before joining the cosmetics industry in 1971 with Orlane SA. In 1978, he moved to Parfums Rochas, where he spent 22 years in a variety of management positions before retiring in 2000. In addition to managing his consultancy, ATN Conseil, Étienne served as professor at the University of Versailles from 2000-2005, and currently is a professor at Institut Supérieur International Du Parfum, de la Cosmétique et de L’Aromatique Alimentaire and the University of Paris-Sud. He is also a member of the Association Nationale des Docteurs, the Société Française des Parfumeurs, and the Société Française de Cosmétologie, where he served as president from 1999-2002.