Global Product Stewardship & Sustainabilityat
Procter & Gamble
Dr. Mark Stalmans obtained a Ph.D. in Colloidal and Interphase Chemistry in 1986 (Leuven University, Belgium). He joined Procter & Gamble in 1987 and has managed global and regional safety, regulatory, lifecycle analysis and sustainability programs for household and professional product categories.
Since 2013, he is manager Global Product Stewardship & Sustainability for the Global Fabric & Home Care Business Unit where he coordinates P&G’s internal and stakeholder programmes around sustainability and innovation. He is an active member of the A.I.S.E. and CEFIC industry association networks and supports safety and sustainability initiatives such as A.I.S.E. Charter for Sustainable Cleaning, www.cleanright.eu, ‘I prefer 30°’ (www.iprefer30.eu) and the CEFIC Sustainability Programme Council.
Head of Home Care, Tissue & Hygiene Researchat
Ian Bell manages the research programme for the global home care industry at Euromonitor International, which he joined in February 2001. In his current post, Ian has direct responsibility over the content and quality of Euromonitor's Home Care research, which provides strategic analysis of the global market as well as in-depth coverage of 80 countries worldwide. Ian is also responsible for working with the international Home Care client base of Euromonitor's online database Passport.
Before joining the global research team at Euromonitor International, Ian worked initially as a Japanese FMCG Research Analyst and then as Research Manager overseeing FMCG market research for Northern Europe, including the UK, Germany and Russia.
Ian has a degree in Japanese Studies (BSC) from the University of Sheffield, and has also studied at Nagoya University.
Heidi Beatty, founder of Crown Abbey, Inc. has over 15 years of experience in developing consumer and health care products.
After gaining a bachelors degree in Chemistry from the University of York, UK, Heidi worked with Johnson & Johnson for 10 years across Europe and the US, starting as a Formulator developing products that safely and effectively clean babies skin for Johnson's Baby®. From there she applied her knowledge of skin to develop pantyliners and then wet wipes – with a focus on developing unique and proprietary claims through linking a deeper understanding of women's health and wellbeing with new technologies.
Next, she went to PDI Healthcare, where she led teams to launch Surface Disinfectants and Skin Antisepsis products – striving to develop products that prevent infections in hospitals. She not only led projects, but also brought strategic direction both in terms of process improvement for product innovation and to improve team effectiveness. Her passion for the Environment is evident in the technical solutions she brings as well as her involvement in Corporate Sustainability programs.
Heidi founded Crown Abbey (www.crownabbey.com) to support her clients in their project launches – using her unique skills of Project Management and Product Development across both Consumer and Healthcare categories.
Founder & CEOat
Lene Stiil is ceo & co-founder of AllergyCertified. She has worked with politics, organic food production, been a beekeeper before she founded AllergyCertified back in 2014. The organization has certified more than 1.100 products worldwide and the main focus the next 18 months is to certify new product groups.
Lene's mantra is 'Keep your curiosity, be kind, work hard and avoid perfume.
Peter Jochems Lead Formulatorat
In 2014 Peter Jochems started as a formulator at people against dirty (Ecover & Method) after his PhD in bio-science engineering. He formulated both manual as automatic dish products. Currently he is lead formulator for people against dirty and oversees all new formulation developments for people against dirty in Europe.
Global Strategic Marketingat
Farooq looks after the Global Strategic Marketing for Dow Chemical and has a BSc in Chemical Engineering.