Meet our team
Our team comes with decades of experience in
science, sustainability and product development.
As experts in the industry, we know what it takes
to create clean, high performing skincare.
DARYA HOPE PISHEVAR,
FOUNDER & CEO
Darya Hope Pishevar is a Swedish, Persian entrepreneur, environmentalist, and founder, and CEO of Darya Hope Beauty. Darya isn't just here to build a beauty brand. She's here to advance the science and technology behind product formulation, challenge the standards of performance and efficacy, and create a better future for our planet.
"When I launched Darya Hope, I knew I wanted to create a sustainable and ethical business ethos and a brand that people would feel good about spending their money with."
Pishevar developed a strong sense of devotion to philanthropic work and environmentalism from a young age. She’s worked with a variety of organizations supporting equality, education, and sustainability, such as: United Nations Girl Up, the Malala Fund, The Pad Project, and Oxygen Seven. Through Darya Hope, Pishevar has transformed her concern for environmental issues into a vehicle for positive change.
LEAH VAIRO, VICE PRESIDENT
As Vice President, Leah Vairo combines the knowledge she acquired working for Violet Grey, Estée Lauder, and Charlotte Tilbury with her experience working as a professional makeup artist to help create Darya Hope's innovative and results-driven formulations.
Vairo met Pishevar in 2018 and the two bonded over their love of skin care and concern for current environmental issues.
"We believe in the importance of maintaining skin health and defending it against environmental factors that lead to premature aging while safeguarding the planet."
Our Chief Scientist, Anton-Philip Battiade, studied medicine and is a naturopathic doctor, consultant, educator, stem cell researcher and expert on holistic and integrative medicine. He has spent the last 15 years of his 25-year career formulating skin care products for more than 70 brands throughout North America, Europe, and Asia.
During his study of drug delivery systems, he realized the potential of cytokines and growth
factors in anti-aging, which lead to the creation of Darya Hope’s
potent Cell Turnover Technology Complex.™