Technical Seminars Speaker Profiles


Swapnil Chawre

Project Specialist, NDN Labs

Technical Seminars Presentation:
R&D – Digitally Linked – Measures ROI
Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 14:05-14:20

Software designer and analytical expert, worked on various categories across FMCG, Automation.



Shuvo Datta

Sr. Manager - Tech & Innovation, Lucid Colloids Limited

Technical Seminars Presentation:
Catcol – Performance Polymers for Home and Personal Care
Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 14:25-14:40

A professional with more than 10 years’ experience of innovation & research management, RM development; natural / hybrid hair color, hair care & skin care, operations for sourcing & crisis management, partner / business development in Cosmetics & personal care organizations including 4 dynamic years in L’Oreal (Global-Innovation-Management-Role).
“Presenter’s passion is to bring blueprint innovation & leadership to the next level through the conception of exciting ideas, collaborative vision, design solutions that result in impactful new value creation in people’s life.”



Florian Lecuroux

Export Sales Manager, Stearinerie Dubois

Technical Seminars Presentation:
Natural Experts: Stéarinerie Dubois’ Response
to the New Ecological Requirements

Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 13:45-14:00

Florian Lecuroux holds a master degree in Business Administration and Foreign Trade. He has been working within the pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries since 2004.
After spending 7 years in Asia, he joined Stearinerie Dubois in March 2011 where he is in charge of Latin America, Indian and Spanish markets.



Dr. Matthias Mentel

Technical Manager, Evonik

Technical Seminars Presentation:
Natural Emulsifiers and Sensory Additives for Broad Formulation Flexibility and Innovative Textures
Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 15:05-15:20

Dr. Matthias Mentel studied chemistry and obtained his PhD in 2008. After a postdoctoral stay at an international research organization he joined Evonik Personal Care in 2011. After being responsible for the Development of Active Ingredients for 3 years, he worked as a Technical Manager in the Rinse-off team for 2 years before he became responsible for Sensory Additives & Textures in the Leave-on group in 2016.



John Lofthouse

Global Director of Sales and Marketing, CLR Berlin

Technical Seminars Presentation:
JuvenEye CLR™ – Natural Cosmetic Ingredient
for the Reduction of Dark Circles

Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 12:20-12:35

Born and educated in North East Lincolnshire, UK.
Worked in the product development laboratories of Novartis (then Ciba Geigy) for 14 years.
Moved into a commercial role with the chemical distributor Ellis and Everard. Then started working in the cosmetics industry, working for Anstead International as Technical Sales Manager, followed by 6 years in marketing, responsible for surfactants. In 2001 became manager of the Anstead International personal care business.
Joined CLR Berlin in 2006 as Global Sales and Marketing Director.
An active member of the UK Society of Cosmetic Scientists for 20 years. Served on council and Chairing and sitting on committees such as the Scientific program committee.



Shreedevi Shetty

Application Laboratory Officer – Personal Care, Gattefosse

Technical Seminars Presentation:
Redesign the Eye Contour with New Active from Gattefosse
Thursday, 1 February 2018, 12:00-12:15

She has completed her Masters in Pharmaceutical Science and Technology in the year 2014 from Institute of Chemical Technology (UDCT) Mumbai.She was previously employed with Panacea Biotec Ltd Mumbai in R&D Documentation Department and later with Colgate Palmolive India Ltd Ga Implementation and Support Department before taking up the position of Application Laboratory Officer – Personal Care in Gattefosse India Pvt Ltd.



Pradnya Tulpule

Application Lab Officer – Personal Care, Gattefosse

Technical Seminars Presentation:
Quick Fix Expression Lines
Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 14:45-15:00

Ms. Pradnya Tulpule is a MPharm in Pharmaceutics from Bombay college of Pharmacy. She joined Gattefosse in August 2013. Prior she was working with SciTech specialities Pvt Ltd as a Technical Executive. She was also associated with Unichem Laboratories in Analytical R & D for regulatory documentation & support.



Takahiro Uchijima

Sales, Seiwa Kasei

Technical Seminars Presentation:
Our Patented Vitamin C Derivative “Amitose 3GA”
– Multiple Anti-aging Effect

Thursday, 1 February 2018, 12:20-12:35

In 2014, he joined Seiwa Kasei after graduate from a postgraduate course of medicinal natural product chemistry. Working for 6 months in R&D depart­ment, he transferred to sales department. He is working in domestic and international sales and he took over the responsibility for the business in India.



Pooja Vaidya

Scientist – Application Development, Galaxy Surfactants

Technical Seminars Presentation:
Galsoft GLI 21 – Ultra Mild Cleanser
Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 12:00-12:15

Pooja holds a Master’s Degree in Cosmetic Technology. She has been working within the cosmetic industry for the last 11 years. During her tenure at Galaxy, she has developed expertise in different segments of personal care formulations. She holds a vast experience in rinse - off products with specific reference to Mild Surfactants Technology and Formulations.

last update: 24 January 2018