Apinov team

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Apinov Training Team, From the left to the right :  Myriam Laurie, Benjamin Poirot, Robin Azemar,  Bastien Haehnel, Élise Poisson and Anne-Lise Philippe.

Benjamin Poirot, Phd

Co-Director, Founding Partner, Member of the Company Experts in the field of Justice, Benjamin POIROT, son and grand-son of beekeepers, has a Master of Science obtained at the University of Compiègne, France, and a doctorate in Biochemistry/Biotechnology from the University of La Rochelle. He mainly acts as an expert and trainer in genetic selection and insemination.

Myriam Laurie

Co-Director, Founding Partner, Human Resources, Administration and Financial Manager Member of the International Honey Commission, Myriam LAURIE has a food-engineering degree from the ENSBANA of Lyon, France, with a specialization sensory analysis. She is responsible for the administrative an financial management of the company. Her role is also to manage APINOV team and supervise the different steps of projects development, from technical studies to final report writing. Finally she is in charge of the validation of products and recipes, setting up sensory analysis tests

Élise Poisson

Head of communication, Training courses manager, Élise Poisson has a Bachelor’s degree in global communication and webmarketing, from the University of La Rochelle, France. She is more particularly specialized in the digital communication. Since 2016, her mission is to develop the web communication and the notoriety of the firm. She is also in charge of the development and the control of the company awareness (website, press releases, newsletters, community management, artwork etc.). Finally, as coordinator of beekeeping training, she manages the registrations, reception and trainee files. Due to her specialty of communicating, Élise is also a trainer and accompanies beekeepers in their sales strategy.

Anne-Lise Philippe

Training assistant
After a rich experience in general administration, Anne-Lise joined Apinov in 2023.
She is at your disposal and will inform you about your training file and help you organize your visit.

Robin Azémar, Phd

Process engineering PhD, Project manager, Robin Azémar has a PhD of Science in process engineering, obtained from the ONIRIS School of Nantes, France. Robin Azémar joined the team in September 2011 as a PhD student. His mission was to develop and optimize an industrial pilot enabling to obtain liquid honey from any raw honey and to keep it durably under this liquid form (24 months at least). He is now in charge of apiary management and participates to technical and scientific studies within the company.

Bastien Haehnel

Beekeeping technician | Junior trainer
Beekeeper since 2013, Bastien joined the Apinov team in 2022 to participate in the management of the hives.
He is also involved in training for beginners and advanced beekeeping as well as queen rearing.

Olivier Villet

Apprentice and Beekeeping technician.
Enrolled in a BTS GPN (Gestion Protection de la Nature) in alternation at the campus of Montmorot (39), Olivier is rocked since 2019 by beekeeping. He joined the team in 2022 and participates in the management of the herd.

Précillia Cochard, Phd

Biomonitoring manager, Précillia COCHARD is a doctor in behavioral ecology from the University Laval-Québec. She joined the team in 2019. She is a trainer in bee biology and ecotoxicology (impact of pollutants on bees and contamination of beekeeping matrices).

Alexandre Albo

Beekeeping Biomonitoring Technician
Alexandre Albo holds a Master’s degree in Biodiversity Ecology and Evolution from the University of Bordeaux. Specialized in the adaptation of species to global warming, he joined the team in early 2023 on the beekeeping biomonitoring part. He also takes part in the technical and scientific studies carried out by Apinov.