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Andrew Postles

Job TitleHead of Technical and Manufacturing

Company NameHampshire Cosmetics Ltd


Andy is Head of Technical and Manufacturing at Hampshire Cosmetics who are a Contract Manufacturer for the cosmetics industry. Responsible for the creative development, regulatory compliance, ‘scale-up’ to industrial plant and on-going manufacture of all cosmetic categories.

Andy has many years' experience in formulation development of personal care and industrial products for both global and niche brands alike, specializing in skincare and body care.

He holds a Masters Degree in Chemistry from the University of Bath and a Diploma in Cosmetic Science from De Montfort University, and due to graduate with a PhD from Bournemouth University in 2019.

A member of the Royal Society of Chemistry and the Society of Cosmetic Scientist, sitting on the Society of Cosmetic Scientists Council from 2012-2015 and Scientific Program Committee from 2010-2016 actively involved in organizing and delivering industry wide events and lectures. Andy also currently teaches as a visiting lecturer at Sunderland University for their Cosmetic Science BSc Course.

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