Cosmetics Business Live



10:30, Welcome address from Julia Wray, Editor Cosmetics Business


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
11:20 – 12:20 Panel: The cost of living crisis – How to survive in a downturn Sallie Berkerey, Managing Director, CEW
Celine Gilg, Managing Director, Puig
Huw Govier, Category Leader for Beauty, Amazon
Margaret Mitchell, Chief Commercial Officer, Space NK

12:25 – 12:55 Microbiological considerations for progressive cosmetics Ben Elmadi, Technical Manager
13:00 – 13:30 Nature-inspired innovation: from resurrection plants to skin resilience Julie Droux, Senior Technical Marketing Specialist
13:35 – 14:35 Panel: Microbiome mapping and working with skin microflora Dr Kristin Neumann, Co-Founder, MyMicrobiome

Fanny Coste, Principal Consultant, Cosmebiome

Barbara Paldus, PhD, CEO, Codex Labs

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 Dr Mark Smith, Director General
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 Bart Jaslowski, Safety Assessor
12:30 – 13:30 Panel: The future of personalisation Samantha Dover, Category Director, Mintel Beauty & Personal Care

Emmanuelle Moeglin, Founder, Experimental Perfume Club

Nicola Meldrum, Marketing Manager, Skin Trust Club

Dr Jason Thomson, Head of Medical, Skin + Me

13:40 – 14:10 Make up in glass – Leading the way in sustainable luxury James Senior, Sales Development Manager
14:15 – 15:15 Panel: EU/UK ingredients laws updates Alex Fotheringham, Operations Director, MSL

Olivia Santoni, CEO, Bloom Regulatory

Sarah-Jane Dobson, International Product Safety and Liability Lawyer, Kennedys

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, General Subdirector, Faca Packaging

Mark Lockyer, Commercial Director, Sampling Innovations

17:00 – 17:30 Beyond skin deep: Beauty manufacturers driving UK innovation Madeleine White, Founder, Juni Cosmetics

Chris Taylor, Director, Eve Taylor London Limited

Shalom Lloyd, Founder, Naturally Tribal Skincare Ltd, Co-Founder & Chief Strategy Officer, Emerging Markets Quality Trials (eMQT)


17:45, Closing talk from Julia Wray, Editor Cosmetics Business/networking drinks open



09:30, Welcome address from Julia Wray, Editor Cosmetics Business


Time Topic Speaker(s) Company
9:45 – 10:15 Organic certification is a solution to greenwashing in the beauty industry Paige Tracey, Business Development PR and Marketing Officer
10:50 – 11:20 How to attract and retain great talent in your business Gary Laverty, Co-founder and Director

Genie Burgees, Head of client relationships

11:25 – 11:55 Cleaning and disinfecting manufacturing equipment effectively, removing cosmetics residues with less time, water and energy Thomas Altmann, Technical Consultant & Validation Manager
12:00 – 13:00 Panel: Making luxury sustainable Eva Lagarde, CEO & Founder, resources

Simon Dipple, SVP International Business Development, Bella Giada

Flori Stoika, Opatra

13:40 – 14:10 ESG in cosmetics – green claims and greenwashing Sarah-Jane Dobson, International Product Safety and Liability Lawyer
14:15 – 14:45 The medicalisation of skincare Glendean Rehvan, Innovations Director
14:50 – 15:20 How to grow your brand – the retail and consumer trends to future-proof your business Wizz Selvey, Strategy Advisor & Mentor


Time Topic Speaker(s) Company
9:45 – 10:15 Cannabinoids catch up: CBD, CBG and their uses Matt Birt, Lead Scientist
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
12:05 – 12:35 Half the energy, half the time: How high shear can transform your manufacturing process James Cardus, Technical Sales Engineer
13:10 – 13:40 Streamlining global supplier raw material documents and compliance management 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
14:55 – 15:25 What is truly cruelty-free testing? Dr Carol Treasure, Founder and CEO


15:30-16:00, The future of beauty with Andrew McDougall, Director of Beauty & Personal Care

16:00, Closing address from Julia Wray, Editor Cosmetics Business