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Maya Ivanjesku

Maya Ivanjesku

Chief Scientific Officer


Maya has over twenty years experience as a formulation scientist in the pharmaceutical, cosmeceutical and biotech industries. She has managed multiple projects, including OTC’s, cosmeceuticals, Rx topicals, topical medical devices and nutraceuticals.

In consumer products, Maya worked as a senior research scientist/project manager for Estee Lauder, where she led the development of new formulations and products within the innovation/blue sky group. In addition, she created products for LaMer, Bare Essentials, Urban Decay, Joe Malone, Arbonne, Origins, Clinique and the list goes on. In biotechnology, she worked for numerous companies guiding chemists on developing new formulas, managing a team of scientists to support the R&D process and organizing, writing and executing calibrations, validation and performance on all lab equipment. One of the strongest values

Maya brings her expertise and knowledge of product development to LaFlore — from concept to commercialization with emphasis on pharmaceutical quality standards.