Perfumer Michel Almairac was born in Grasse, France in 1953. He attended perfumery school at Roure Bertrand Dupont (now part of Givaudan). Almairac has worked at various times for Takasago, Creations Aromatiques and Drom; he has been with Robertet since the late 1990s. Notable works include Eau de Gucci, Joop! Homme, L’Artisan Voleur de Roses, and Le Labo Ambrette 9.