John Stephen

John Stephen,

Perfumer and guru

John Stephen is the perfumer and owner of The Cotswold Perfumery Ltd. He has over 40 years experience as a creative perfumer and is the “nose” behind many fine fragrances in the niche market.

As a Chartered Chemist, John also understands the technical side perfumery – an essential requirement in today’s increasingly complex world where regulations form a major part of the work of a modern perfumer.

John is one of only six independent perfumers in the UK, and his fragrances are worn by enthusiasts all over the world – even Her Majesty The Queen.