Daniela (Roche) Andrier was born in Heidelberg. She studied philosophy at the Sorbonne before deciding on a career in perfume. She started as a trainee at Chanel in 1988; the following year she began attending perfumery school at Roure. She is currently with Givaudan, and is married to Gilles Andrier, Givaudan’s CEO. She signed several Prada perfumes.