Sophie is Product Development Director for Givaudan Taste & Wellbeing in Europe where she works with her team to define, test and commercialize innovations from the Givaudan food & beverage portfolio for European high growth platforms. She was previously Innovation Director for Sweet Goods & Dairy for Europe, Africa and the Middle East at Givaudan and also spent 12 years at Givaudan leading teams driving commercialization of sensory and consumer relevant innovation. Sophie has worked for Kraft Foods, Bel Group and HJ Heinz in various roles in the domain of sensory science and consumer insights. She graduated from the Institut National Supérieur de Formation Agro-alimentaire with a master’s degree in Food Science.