Management comittee

Dr. Armelle Cuvillier

Chairman, Chief Scientific Officer: Co-founder of the company, Armelle is the chairman of the company since July 2015. Moreover, she is also Chief Scientific Officer since the creation of the company. In 2004, she was in charge of the financial and technical feasibility studies for B Cell Design’s creation, supported by both CNRS and to the Limoges Start-up Incubator.


Graduated from Victor Ségalen Bordeaux University, she completed her basic research training by a PhD in Health and Biology . She made a post-doc in Salvador de Bahia, Brazil between 2000-2001, then in Limoges in CNRS-UMR 7276 laboratory between 2001-2002 and to finish in Harvard University, Boston, USA from 2002 to 2004.
To develop the company, Armelle followed a complementary training (Challenge + program) focused on high technology startup managing at H.E.C (Haute Ecole de Commerce) in Paris.

She also sits on the board of directors of the Fondation de l'Université de Limoges.

Dr. Gaël Champier

Chief executive officer : co-founder of B Cell Design, Gaël is the chief executive officer since July 2015. He is graduated with a biotechnology master degree and a PhD in Biology-Sciences-Health, completed by a business training (Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry).

He joined B Cell Design’s team in 2006 before the foundation of the company and took part in the economic and technic feasibility study with the CNRS as valorization Engineer. Since 2007, he served as technical director and Operations director. He has matured a project for the Limoges Business Incubator which leaded to the opening the national reference center for Human Cytomegalovirus in Limoges, coordinated by Pr Sophie ALAIN).

Gaël is also an administrator of “Centre de Transfert technologique de l’Université de Limoges (CVA)”, a member of the board of management of the sciences faculty, member of the jury of “Challenges Destination entreprises” and director of the jury of “Campus entrepreneur” (competition for company foundation, IAE Limoges). He also sits on the Development Board of the Limoges French Tech project and is Chairman of the cluster INVIVOLIM (cluster of biotechnology stakeholders in Limousin).



Operational team

Marie Bosselut, M.Sc.

Project Manager


Cécile Deloménie, B.Sc.

Project manager


Aude Francès, M.Sc.

Project Manager


Benjamin Hébrard


Export and Business Development team


Pauline Monsbrot, Dipl. Ing,

Business Developer




Graduated with a biochemistry engineer diploma (INSA Toulouse), completed by a business training (Toulouse Business School), she first worked internationally in the cosmetic ingredient industry as sales manager. She joined B Cell Design in September 2016 to take part in the international development of the company.