Origins Story

Stuart Thomson was the founder and principal researcher of the Gaia Research Institute in 1990. Along with his wife Lettie Thomson, their personal care business – Gaia Organics – the proceeds of which funded the independent, non-profit activities and research of the Institute.

After Stuart’s and Lettie’s retirement in 2011, Lettie’s daughter Claudia, who had been actively involved with the company since 2001, became the Director of Gaia Organics.

Original formulations are still in tact although new products have been added over the years.