Frederic FAURE is Algaia’s CEO

An engineer from ENSCPB Bordeaux (France), Frederic Faure has almost 20 years of experience in specialty food ingredients from land and marine plants related to the Food, Pharmaceutical and Personal Care markets. In particular, Frédéric has an excellent knowledge of the technological, industrial and commercial challenges of this sector. After having worked, in France and in China, in various positions as site manager, product manager and developing ranges for large groups such as Cargill, Evonik and Lucas Meyer, he joins Algaia in 2016, as it was being created, and takes the direction of the business development of the company while piloting the set up of the R&D center in Saint Lô, Normandy, France. He takes the lead of Algaia in June 2020, replacing Fabrice Bohin who remains Board member of the company.



Franck Hennequart, R&D and Innovation Director

Franck benefits from over 15 years’ experience in the field of specialty seaweed extracts in companies like Oilean Gas Teo (OGT), acquired by SAPEC group in 2014.

Franck brings a long standing industry and scientific experience in the field of Biomarine technologies in various applications ranging from feed, pharmaceutical to human and plant health. Franck is graduated from the Marine Biology and Biotechnology of the University of Caen (France), specialised in the valorisation of marine resources. He started his career in Canada in the field of aquaculture.   

He was then appointed by the University of Ireland Galway as project coordinator before setting up OGT, an Irish company developing novel seaweed extracts for various applications.

He is also the co-founder and shareholder of SEANEO, specialised in management of aquaculture, artificial reefs and Marine Protected areas. Franck joined Algaia as Chief Scientific Officer in March 2016.


Damien Fablet, Chief Finance Officer


With a master’s degree in Management Science, Damien has developed an in-depth expertise in SME’s auditing, accounting  and management controlling, working with CAPGEMINI and ALTRAN Netherlands before joining  KPMG as senior auditor in charge of industrial business sectors. He started working as plant controller at Cargill in 2014 and was promoted CFO of Algaia as of April 1st, 2018. 


Anne-Laure Duros, Site Director

Engineer in Food Science and Industrial Processes from INSFA Agrocampus Rennes, Anne-Laure is born and raised in Brittany. She spent most of her career in food manufacturing sites where she built a strong track record as team leader in various positions first in manufacturing, then in quality and R&D. She joined Algaia in 2017 as QHSE Manager in Lannilis. Since then, Anne-Laure implemented a continuous improvement policy, managed to renew or get various quality certifications (FSSC 22000, ISO 9001, FAMIS-QS, Ecovadis) and contributed to a strong QHSE culture within the site. She was appointed Site Director in April 2020 in charge of manufacturing, maintenance and new processes, quality, safety and environment.