Dr Okada Yumika

Okada received her Ph.D. in Natural Products Chemistry from University of Tokyo, Japan in 2003 by working on purification and structure elucidation of bioactive substances from marine sponges. After completion of her degree she carried out research on astaxanthin and focused on biological activity as a part of launching and expanding a new business in health food supplement materials in Yamaha Motor Company. She moved to FANCL in 2014 and started research and development of health food supplements including products for nutrition supply, skin beauty and healthy ageing. She produces unique material development for value-added products as well as research on better health or healthy ageing to ensure the product development strategy.

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