Products Sciences Leader

Benoit Colonna-Ceccaldi holds an MsC from AgroParisTech and a PhD from Compiègne University of Technology, both in microbiology and enzymatic technology. He works in the alcoholic beverages industry for 30 years, holding various positions in fermentation technology, biotechnological production of flavors (lactones, vanillin…), microbiological control etc. His present occupation in Pernod Ricard Research Centre as Products Science Leader involves collaborations with partners in the academic world on topics like perceptive interaction of esters in red wine, photosensitivity of white wine, maturation of spirits in wood casks, exploitation of yeast metabolic pathways, among others.