Meet our Expert Speakers

Stephan Bielfeldt

Vice President Science & Consulting, proderm, Germany

Stephan Bielfeldt has a degree in Bioengineering. He is Vice President Science & Consulting at proderm GmbH in Hamburg /… READ MORE
Peter Bursch

CoSChem, Germany

Qualification of Expert for Safety Assessment Expert: Dr. rer. nat. Peter Bursch Study of Chemistry at the Rheinischen Friedrich-Wilhelm-University at… READ MORE
Cristina Dueñas

Head of Service, Medical Devices Department, Agencia Española de Medicamentos y Productos Sanitarios, Spain

Sara Ferrando

University of Genoa, DISTAV, Italy

Sara Ferrando born in Genoa, Italy, on December 13, 1974, Ph.D. in Cell Biology and Biotechnology, (University of Messina, Italy);… READ MORE
Pilar Garcia

Technical Director, National Perfumery and Cosmetics Association (Stanpa), Spain

Pilar García is the Technical Director of the Spanish Perfumery and Cosmetics Association, STANPA, with more than 11 years of… READ MORE
Katerina Georgousaki
Chemical engineer, QACS, Greece
Chemical engineer, PhD, MSc. Katerina owns a Diploma in Chemical engineering from the National and Technical University of Athens (NTUA) and a… READ MORE
Elena Grasselli

Associate Professor, University of Genoa, Italy

Elena Grasselli is professor of Endocrine disrupting chemicals and human health, Cell Culture and Physiology at the University of Genoa,… READ MORE
Hans Ingels

Head of Unit, European Commission, DG for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs

Hans Ingels is heading the Unit responsible for the bio-economy, chemicals and cosmetics in the European Commission’s DG for Internal… READ MORE
Sybille Millet

Regulatory Affairs Manager, COSMED, France

Graduated from the engineering School of Industrial Biology, Sybille has been working in the field of cosmetics for 15 years.… READ MORE
Ludger Möller

President, Medical Device Safety Service, Germany

Since 2000 President Medical Device Safety Service GmbH (MDSS) Founder MDSS Consulting, ITN Holding GmbH, MDSS-UK RP Ltd. and MDSS… READ MORE
Audrey-Flore Ngomsik

CEO, Trianon Scientific Communication, Chairman Business Operation, Obelis

CEO of Trianon Scientific Communication, Expert in Corporate Social Responsibility Chairman Business Operation (external expert) Obelis Group READ MORE
Nico Shaw Núñez

Head of International Growth and Regulatory Services, CTPA, UK

Nico joined the Cosmetics, Toiletries and Perfumery Association in August 2019 as Head of International Growth & Regulatory Services. With… READ MORE
Rita Palmeira Oliveira

Co-Founder, Labfit, Portugal

Rita Palmeira de Oliveira holds a PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences (field of Pharmaceutical Technology). Se further holds two professional specializations… READ MORE
Guido Rainis

Consultant Regulatory Affairs for Cosmetics, MDSS, Germany

Consultant Regulatory Affairs for Cosmetics at MDSS GmbH University degree as Food Chemist/State certified Food Chemist Joined MDSS in September… READ MORE
Francesca Rapolla

Scientific Affairs Manager, CTPA, UK

Francesca has a Master’s Degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology, specialising in Cosmetic Science. Francesca joined CTPA in May 2018… READ MORE
Gerald Renner

Director Technical Regulatory & International Affairs, Cosmetics Europe, Belgium

Dr Gerald Renner was born in Graz (Austria) in 1967. His basic scientific training is in engineering chemistry at the… READ MORE
Vera Rogiers

Prof. Dr. Emeritus, In Vitro Toxicology and Dermato-Cosmetology (IVTD) at Universiteit Brussels, Belgium

Prof. Dr. Emeritus In Vitro Toxicology and Dermato-Cosmetology (IVTD) Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) EDUCATION: Pharmacist (University of Ghent, 1974) –… READ MORE
Matteo Zanotti Russo

CEO, Angel Consulting, Italy

Chemist and Cosmetologist, owner and founder of Angel Consulting-Milano, Safety Assessor himself, he leads a team of 12 Safety Assessors… READ MORE
Francesca Santacatterina

Regulatory Affairs Consultant, Obelis Group, Belgium

Francesca Santacatterina joined Obelis Group in 2020 and is part of Publications Department. Francesca graduated from Law at University of… READ MORE
Mark Smith

Director at The International Natural and Organic Cosmetics Association - NATRUE, Belgium

Dr Smith graduated with a M.Chem (Hons.) degree in chemistry and an interdisciplinary PhD. between chemistry and genetics. Before joining… READ MORE
Sophia Trantza

Cosmetics’ and Evaluations’ Departments at National Organization for Medicines (EOF), PRAC Member at EMA, PEMSAC Responsible Person Representing Greece

Sophia Trantza is a pharmacist, specialized in Pharmaceutical Technology and Pharmacovigilance and is certified in the field of Medical Affairs.… READ MORE
Raquel Santos Yáñez

Technical Advisor, National Perfumery and Cosmetics Association (Stanpa), Spain

Technical Advisor at STANPA. Graduated in Chemical Sciences, Master in Cosmetics and Master in Environment, with more than 6 years… READ MORE