Technical Seminars Speaker Profiles


Gabriele Baratti

Business Development Manager, Kalichem Srl.

Technical Seminars Presentations:
Vegetal Derived Emulsifiers
for Improved Stability and Formula Efficiency

Friday, 3 March 2017, 11:00-11:15

Gabriele Baratti is the Business Development Manager for Kalichem Srl. He received his degree in Engineering from the University of Padova (Italy) in the year 2006, during which he undertook a years placement working abroad all over Europe.
Following graduation, he joined one of the most important italian engineering company working on smoke chemical treatments systems. He began his professional career in cosmetics in 2010 as sales manager and now is in charge of new market developments and marketing.



Michaela Gerstacker

Technical Service Cosmetics - Marketing & Technical Service,Eckart

Technical Seminars Presentation:
Strobing – The new Make-up Trend in the Beauty World
Friday, 3 March 2017, 11:40-11:55

She started her education as a lab chemist at Eckart in 1998. Since 2002, she worked in the R&D department for pearlescent pigments. In 2005, she changed to the business market for cosmetics where she is nowadays responsible for the technical support of effect pigments and rheological additives as well as the development of cosmetic formulations.



Glen Ho

Manager (APAC), IOI Oleo GmbH

Technical Seminars Presentation:
Emollient & Emulsifiers in Personal Care
Thursday, 2 March 2017, 13:45-14:00

Glen Ho graduated with MBA from University of Queensland with many years of experience in the Personal Care industry and in-depth knowledge of different culture characteristic in Asia wits multilingual capability. After Cremer acquired Sasol ester production business, he has successfully re-position and introduced these personal care ingredients to the market and assisted R&D team of customer to formulate some finish products in skin care, hair care ,sun care and lip care. Now the company is known as IOI Oleo GmbH and he continues to manage and develop the Personal Care business into the next phase




Manami Kumagai


Technical Seminars Presentation:
New Anti-pollution Systems
Thursday, 2 March 2017, 14:25-14:40

Work Experience: COSMOS TECHNICAL CENTER / 6 years / formulator / Especially, Sunscreen and makeup formulation
Education: Tokyo pharmaceutical professional school (Cosmetic formulator Course)



Florian Lecuroux

Export Sales Manager, Stearinerie Dubois

Technical Seminars Presentation:
SPF – Enhancing Formulas Containing UV Filters with Emollient Esters
Thursday, 2 March 2017, 15:25-15:40

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.



John Lofthouse

Director Global Sales and Marketing, CLR

Technical Seminars Presentation:
CLR Probiotics in Skin Care
Thursday, 2 March 2017, 12:00-12:15

Born and educated in North East Lincolnshire, UK.
Worked in the product development laboratories of Novartis (then Ciba Geigy) for 14 years.
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. Served on council and Chairing and sitting on committees such as the Scientific program committee.



Frederic Serres

Sales Manager Asia Pacific, Givaudan Active Beauty

Technical Seminars Presentation:
Spherulite Technology – Exclusive patented Micro-Encapsulation Technique that enables Controlled Release of Active Ingredients
Thursday, 2 March 2017, 12:20-12:35

1999: Chemistry Engineer postgraduate diploma chemistry (from Ecole de Chimie de Lille).
1998: Master degree in General Chemistry & Polymers, University of Paris Rene Descartes, Paris 5.
Languages: French, German, English.
Over 17 years cosmetic experience handling actives & excipients.
Sales Director Asia (Singapore)
Opening of the Asian Subsidiary in Singapore;
Sales & Technical support to our Asian market.

last update: 27 February 2017