We lead the synthetic biology industry, having developed and successfully commercialized the most Lab-to-Market™ ingredients. Our sustainable ingredients are used in thousands of top global brands, including our own family of consumer brands in Clean Beauty and Health markets.

Nicole Kelsey
Chief Legal Officer & Secretary

Nicole Kelsey joined Amyris as General Counsel and Secretary in August 2017. Her areas of expertise range from international M&A to U.S. Securities laws and multi-jurisdictional corporate governance. Prior to joining Amyris, she served as General Counsel and Secretary of Criteo, a global leader in commerce marketing based in Paris, where she built a best-in-class legal department providing commercial, corporate, and compliance services to support the company’s worldwide operations. Previously, Ms. Kelsey was the senior securities lawyer for Medtronic, a global leader in medical technology; she served as head M&A attorney for CIT Group, Inc.; was the general counsel of a private merchant bank; and was the senior corporate attorney for the international conglomerate Vivendi. Before going in-house, Ms. Kelsey practiced with the law firms of White & Case and Willkie, Farr & Gallagher, in Paris and New York. A Fulbright scholar, Ms. Kelsey holds a J.D. from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and a B.A. in Political Science and International Studies from The Ohio State University, and is admitted to practice law in both New York and Minnesota.