Mark Emil Hermansen

Mark Emil Hermansen is the co-founder of Empirical, a groundbreaking flavor company based in Copenhagen, Denmark. Empirical applies scientific and culinary innovations to beverages, food products and beyond. Previously, he was Concept Manager at Noma and Head of Development at MAD, the non-profit founded by noma chef RenĂ© Redzepi. He holds a degree in social anthropology from Oxford University, with a focus on the notion of terroir.