Maylis Grand is an avid collector of ceramic art. Originally from France, Maylis moved to London aged 20 to study Economics and Business at the LSE. She quickly developed a strong interest in the cosmetic industry and got her first job at Christian Dior in London. During this period, Maylis first became interested in ceramics and has since cultivated her passion for this craft and created a significant collection. Maylis’s current position as Head of Product development for a major European perfumery chain allows her to manage her taste in other’s creativity. The prize is a gift of her husband.