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.
Director of Beauty, Personal Care and Household Productsat
Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute
Monica is the Director, Beauty, Personal Care and Household Products at the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute where she is leading work with companies in these sectors and in packaging to scale the positive impact of Cradle to Cradle Certified™, a multi-attribute sustainable product certification.
Prior to joining the Institute, Monica worked as Director of Collaborative Innovation for the Green Chemistry & Commerce Council (GC3), leading projects on strategic ingredients for consumer products such as preservatives and silicone alternatives. She created and grew the GC3's Startup Network and Technology Showcase.
Monica held management positions in clean tech and remanufacturing consulting and R&D programs at the Rochester Institute of Technology’s Golisano Institute for Sustainability and began her career as a chemical engineer at Eka Chemicals (now Nouryon). Monica holds Masters’ degrees in Civil & Environmental Engineering and Technology & Policy from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from the College of Environmental Science and Forestry.
Global Lead - Home Care, 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.
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.
Dr. Neal Sorokin
Global Head of Regulatory, Hygiene Category Developmentat
Neal Sorokin has over 20 years’ experience in the regulatory and safety fields. Neal gained his PhD in 2007 (University of Reading, UK) and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology in the UK. Following research work at the University of London and then 6 years as a consultant in the UK, Neal joined Reckitt in 2007. Over the past 15 years he has held various roles in the regulatory and safety departments at Reckitt, supporting the Health and Hygiene businesses and working in various locations including the UK, Italy, and the USA. He is currently the Global Head of Regulatory for Innovation within Reckitt’s Hygiene Business, based in Amsterdam in the Netherlands.