Vanessa M.

Founder | Strategy & Innovation | Pharma, Health Food and Cosmetics

United Kingdom

International Expert in Disruptive NPD and Consumer Insights - built over 20 years in marketing and consultant managing roles in Pharma, Health food and Cosmetic industries. Drives impactful projects ...see more

  • Consumer Services
  • Food & Beverage


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice



The Little Big Collective
2 years
Current position
Dec 2020 - Present
Independent design thinkers with a strong understanding of clients’ business reality. We help our clients transform their brands and organization through innovative solutions and create...see more

Head of the Food & Beverage strategy team

Plan Strategic
3 years
Aug 2017 - Dec 2020
Plan helps companies in the world of consumer technology, mobility, FMCG and healthcare work out what to do next. We bring clarity to the front end of innovation and help our clients t...see more

Freelance Innovation & Insight Consultant

Idea Ferry
4 years
Jan 2017 - Dec 2020
I help companies to create effective new ideas and products  through strategic and creative thinking , in depth consumer understanding and project executional expertise . I work wi...see more

Innovation Catalyst Western Europe & Canada

3 years
Dec 2013 - Nov 2016
Leading team 19 local innovation managers. Creation Innovation framework to drive impact Commercial value assessment and regional scaling up of local pilots creation of External Partner...see more

Global Innovation Marketing -R&D Manager

Danone Headquaters
5 years
Aug 2008 - Nov 2013
Global Innovation Strategy & support of local innovation for brand teams and product developpers Identification and drive best innovation projects. Creation Innovation focus approach. I...see more

Senior Innovation Consultant

?What If! Innovation Partners
8 years
Dec 1999 - Sep 2007
Leading Innovation Consultancy agency with 50+ Blue Chip clients and recognised expertise in creativity, innovation processes and culture building. Large scale projects set up (+300k £)...see more

Group Marketing Manager

L'Oreal Garnier skincare
2 years
Aug 1997 - Dec 1999
Synergie Skincare £23 mio turnover, £7mio media budget. Development & brand renovation (pack, com, launch pipeline). Results +29% growth. Launch teenager Subrange, reached 15% turnover ...see more

Brand Marketing Manager

4 years
Dec 1993 - Aug 1997
Cosmetic Brand Management - 40% Gemey Maybelline brand in France ( 30 SKU's). Successful development & launch 6 new SKU's.

Assistant Brand Manager

5 months
Jun 1993 - Nov 1993
Skincare & Hair Colour Brand and Sales Management

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Consumer Services
  • Food & Beverage