The star perfumer behind more than 40 global best sellers such as Jean Paul Gaultier, Le Mâle, Green Tea for Elizabeth Arden, Iris Nobile for Acqua di Parma, Narciso Rodriguez for her, Le Parfum d’Elie Saab. The only contemporary star perfumer with a Paris based laboratory (like Guerlain in the 19th century). The first perfumer to offer bespoke fragrances, followed by all other key players in the industry.
In 2001, he won the François Coty award for his career. The first perfumer to be recognized by the Ministry of Culture as Knight of Arts and Letters. He is famous for introducing fragrance to the art scene with many olfactive installations in monuments such as Le Grand Palais in Paris, Château de Versailles and the universal exhibition of Shanghai