Bertrand Duchaufour trained at the Lautier Florasynth group in Grasse while also working at Florasynth Paris and Créations Aromatiques (the two companies merged in 1997). From 2008, he has been L'Artisan Parfumeur's perfumer 'in residence'. He has also created fragrances for several other perfume houses, including Penhaligon's, Amouage, Comme des Garcons, Givenchy and Christian Dior.
In 2012 he worked for Gulnara Karimova, the controversial daughter of Islam Karimov, when she decided to release fragrances. Duchaufour created her fragrances Victorious for men and Mysterieuse for women.