Symbioteam

“To set up a hand-picked team for each of your projects.”

The Symbioteam is us! Four life-science engineers, all with solid experience in journalism, supported by a group of freelancers with whom we have long-term relationships.

Isabelle Deloze

Founding partner - Engineer and PhD in nutrition, writer

Marie Martenot

Founding partner - Agro engineer, editor

Valérie Duflot

Founding partner - Agro engineer, editor

Isabelle Bordes

Employee of the decade - Agro engineer, writer

Gana Castagnon

Freelance graphic designer

Cyrille Costa

PhD in human nutrition, freelance writer

Audrey Zeller

Freelance graphic designer

Caroline Driot

Veterinarian, freelance writer

Morgane Giardino

Freelance graphic designer

Nathalie Seillé

Freelance graphic designer

John Simpson

Consultant, English-speaking translator

Laurence Depezay

Agro engineer specialising in nutrition and agro-food, freelance writer

Valérie Macioce

Freelance writer on clinical research and epidemiology

Isabelle Deloze

Founding partner - Engineer and PhD in nutrition, writer

Her training :engineering degree in the science and technology of food industries at PolytechMontpellier, doctorate in food and nutrition sciences at the IRD.
Her “life” before Symbiotik : author of several international publications on nutritional issues in developing countries, she switched from research to journalism in 2006 and created the professional journal Nutrition infos, of which she was editor-in-chief. She co-founded Symbiotik in 2009
Her credo : « Zen, let's stay zen. »

Whether she is bringing a magazine to press or putting the putting the finishing touches to a newsletter, Isabelle's legendary "zenitude" 1 ensures there are no false notes when it comes to setting even the craziest project to music 2 3 .
1 : Practices Buddhism and yoga
2 : She is also bassist in a rock band
3 : Capable of the firing workers who were building her house, renting a crane and building the house herself with her husband

Marie Martenot

Founding partner - Agro engineer, editor

Her training : agricultural engineering degree with a specialisation in the economics of sustainable development at AgroParisTech.
Her “life” before Symbiotik : jjournalist and editor-in-chief for various press groups (agricultural, health) and for digital media (sustainable development). She co-founded Symbiotik in 2009.
Her favorite phrase : « "Why complicate matters?" You want to be understood: explain! " »

Passionate about popular science and with an insatiable curiosity, Marie navigates1 between many subjects (health, sustainable development, health, environment, nuclear, etc.): she will know how to cook-up 2 articles tailor-made for the intended target, and make the most indigestible subjects accessible to all3!
1 : Adept at sailing, she once cherished the dream of sailing around the world with her family
2 : for the moment, she is content simply to offer culinary trips
3 : able to eat an entire cooked Camembert without missing on dessert

Valérie Duflot

Founding partner - Agro engineer, editor

Her training : agricultural engineering degree at Agrocampus Ouest (top result in her year), human nutrition specialisation at AgroParisTech, and general management and business strategy at ESCP-Europe.
Her "life" before Symbiotik : agricultural and health journalist, editor-in-chief, then managing editor for a medical press group. She co-founded Symbiotik in 2009.
Her leitmotif : « "There are no problems, only solutions." »

Her taste for challenge1 and her dual skills in science and strategy enable her to identify tailor-made solutions, in line with your values and objectives, that will make your communication fruitful 2 at the minimum expense3.
: capable of dismantling of a wood-burning stove, a lock... or all the decorations of child’s escape game room in 2 minutes flat
2: gardening enthusiast, pruning and grafting fruit trees
3 : wrote a personal finance column for several years

Isabelle Bordes

Employee of the decade - Agro engineer, writer

Her training : agricultural engineering degree specialising in nutrition and public health at AgroParisTech, journalistic writing at CFPJ.
Her "life" before Symbiotik : scientific coordinator at the National Health Security Agency (ANSES) where she supervised, coordinated and drafted expert opinions on food for human consumption. She joined Symbiotik as a writer in 2016.
Her favorite adage : « “The devil is in the details (of publications).". »

A lover of nutrition1 and epidemiology, capable of spending hours poring over a scientific article in order to dissect it right down to the tiniest of details, she will put all her energy2 at the service of à la carte texts that are rigorous but read "like a novel" (quote from a client).
1: opted for a wedding cake comprised of cheeses
2: if there is any left after that, she will run through scrubland trails

Gana Castagnon

Freelance graphic designer

Cyrille Costa

PhD in human nutrition, freelance writer

Audrey Zeller

Freelance graphic designer

Caroline Driot

Veterinarian, freelance writer

Morgane Giardino

Freelance graphic designer

Nathalie Seillé

Freelance graphic designer

John Simpson

Consultant, English-speaking translator

Laurence Depezay

Agro engineer specialising in nutrition and agro-food, freelance writer

Valérie Macioce

Freelance writer on clinical research and epidemiology