Cosmetics Business Live

The conference will take place from 10am – 5pm on both days, jam packed with industry-leading presentations addressing the issues facing us now and in the future. Talks by expert speakers will be added as we approach the event and will be published in our Cosmetics Business newsletters. Sign up here to stay informed!


Time Topic Speaker(s) Company
10:45 – 11:15 How beauty brands can win over Chinese consumers Jonathan Travers-Smith, Founder and CEO
Yihu He, Senior Account Manager
12:25 – 12:55 Microbiological considerations for progressive cosmetics Ben Elmadi, Technical Manager
13:00 – 13:30 Environmental claims: Expectations, regulation and substantiation Julie Droux, Senior Technical Marketing Specialist
13:35 – 14:35 Panel: Microbiome mapping and working with skin microflora Dr Kristin Neumann, Co-Founder
14:40 – 15:10 Beauty from within: with natural, plant-based carotenoids Christiane Lippert, Global Product Manager, Vitamins and Delivery Technologies
15:15 – 15:45 The importance of beauty activism Millie Kendall OBE, CEO
15:50 – 16:20 Environmental claims: Expectations, regulation and substantiation TBC
16:25 – 16:55 How claims can differentiate your brand (and how to do it credibly) Stewart Long, CEO
17:00 – 17:30 Transparency Tech: How to future-proof your sustainability marketing Jessi Baker MBE, Founder and CEO


Time Topic Speaker(s) Company
10:45 – 11:15 Bio fermentation transforming the beauty industry Ashlee Cannady, Director of Technical Sales
11.20 – 12:20 Centralised monitoring, assessment & smart decisions on changing global regulatory requirements & ingredient regulations Suren Dheenadayalan, CEO
Sonia Antkowiak, Senior Manager
Bart Jaslowski, Safety Assessor
12:30 – 13:30 Panel: The future of personalisation TBC
13:40 – 14:10 Make-up on display: The case for glass packaging TBC
14:15 – 15:15 EU/UK ingredients laws updates Alex Fotheringham, Operations Director
15:20 – 15:50 The influencer market what to do if the ASA complains Iona Silverman, Partner
15:55 – 16:55 Panel: Refill strategies Dan Williams, CEO, Orean

Jesus Beneyto, Sales Director, Faca

Mark Lockyer, Commercial Director, Sampling Innovations

17:00 – 17:30 Beyond skin deep: Beauty manufacturers driving UK innovation TBC


Time Topic Speaker(s) Company
9:45 – 10:45 Panel: How certifying products as organic or natural provides a solution to greenwashing in an unregulated industry Sophie Robinson, Business Development Manager on Organic Beauty, Wellbeing and Textiles
10:50 – 11:20 Championing your internal influencers TBC
11:25 – 11:55 Cleaning and disinfecting manufacturing equipment effectively, removing cosmetics residues with less time, water and energy Marcel Korevaar, Technical Consultant
12:00 – 13:00 Panel: Making luxury sustainable Eva Legarde, CEO & Founder, resources

Simon Dipple, SVP International Business Development, Bella Giada

Opatra TBC

13.40 – 14.10 ESG in cosmetics – green claims and greenwashing Sarah-Jane Dobson, International Product Safety and Liability Lawyer


Time Topic Speaker(s) Company
9:45 – 10:15 Cannabinoids catch up: CBD, CBG and their uses Cynthia Bryant, Chief Business Officer
10:20 – 10:50 Sustainable, clean and minimalistic: the holistic approach of collagen peptides in beauty Florencia Moreno Torres, Global Business Development Manager Health & Nutrition
10:55 – 11:25 Space-certified technology: What is it and how can it benefit your skin care products? Kyle Landry PhD, President
11:30 – 12:00 Vegan accredited microbiology testing: The future of cosmetics and personal care product Natalie Callaghan, Quality Manager
13:10 – 13:40 Streamlining global supplier raw material documents and compliance management Suren Dheenadayalan, CEO
Sonia Antkowiak, Senior Manager
Bart Jaslowski, Safety Assessor
13:45 – 14:15 The rise and importance of the marketplace Beth Alexander, Lifestyle Team Leader
14:20 – 14.50 Digital R&D: support innovation from customer’s needs to market compliance Flora Pensé, Business Development Manager for Europe