French-born Danièle Ryman is widely recognised as the world’s leading aromatherapist and is a global media authority on aromatherapy, aromacology and health and beauty. She is the author of six books (printed in 18 languages) and creates products for major companies, her own brand and private clients, as well as giving advice and lectures on industry issues and trends in health and beauty.

Danièle has appeared regularly on television and radio and her work features in major media titles including Vogue, Tatler, the Guardian, the Independent and the Wall Street Journal. The Times acknowledges her as ‘the undisputed Queen of Aromatherapy.’ Danièle has also won numerous international industry awards for her work, including the coveted Courvoisier Award for ‘Best Innovative Product’.

With this unparalleled reputation and experience, Danièle consults to some of the largest international retail, manufacturing, cosmetic, hospitality and airline corporations.

Danièle attended the Institute des Beaux Arts in Paris. She worked with, and became the protégée of, the legendary pioneer of aromatherapy, Marguerite Maury, as well as with Caroline Colliard, the renowned creator of Decléor products.

In the early 1980’s she was the first to research and develop a range of natural products and treatments, to help passengers and airline crew members combat the effects of jetlag and travel fatigue. Programmes and products were introduced to 15 of her airline clients, including British Airways for whom Daniele is the Wellbeing in the Air Expert, as featured on BA’s in-flight entertainment programming.

Danièle has worked with many household names and created a product range for Marks & Spencer: aromacology health and beauty products, perfumes, candles, travel products and gift lines. She was also appointed by Boots the Chemist to create and develop a premium range of aromatherapy anti-ageing and anti-cellulite, health and beauty products.

Danièle’s private clients include members of Royal families, as well as international sporting, television and film celebrities.

Danièle’s ongoing work reflects her passion for research and the development and creation of innovative concepts. She is currently writing her new book, ‘The Gift’.

Danièle is Patron of the George Eliot Hospital, NHS Trust (Art for Health’s Sake), and a member of the Society of Cosmetic Scientists. She is also an Honorary Member of the International Federation of Aromatherapists (IFA).