Laurent is a biomaterial engineer with 20 years experience in the aesthetic field: 13 years at Inamed [purchased by Allergan in 2006] as managing director of the French operation where he managed successfully the French operation launching gastric Banding in mid 90’s and “re-introducing” silicone breast implant in France in 2001. He joined PEROUSE MEDICAL and SYMATESE as Business development manager in 2008. SYMATESE is a specialist of biopolymers extraction and transformation (Hyaluronic acid, Collagen for example) for medical, pharmaceutical and cosmeceutical applications. The SKIN is one of the main research fields:• Aesthetic with HA dermal filler product development• Wound healing with innovative solutions• Skin tissue engineering with matrices SYMATESE develops innovative HA fillers in the aesthetic field for facial and body contouring indications based on its science of bio-polymers. “The “Emervel®” new range of dermal fillers launched by Galderma is the result of a strong collaboration between SYMATESE and GALDERMA.SYMATESE also cooperates with market leaders in cardio-vascular, orthopedics, oncology, wound care and is focusing on the aesthetic market due to its potential growth.Laurent also holds the position of Deputy managing at PEROUSE MEDICAL since July 2011.