Delegate Profile

Barbara Olioso

Job TitleFounder

Company NameThe Green Chemist


Dr Barbara Olioso is a doctor of chemistry with a passion and scientific interest in plant botanicals and sustainability applied to cosmetic products.

She is based in the UK and has been formulating and specialising in natural and organic cosmetics since 1999, developing skincare and haircare products. Back in 2005 she was behind the launch of the first certified organic eau de toilette with Primavera Aromatherapy, ie Espa International. Barbara also moderates the Sustainability Corner at In Cosmetics Global and writes on trade magazines. 

Her services go from strategic technical support and project management for start ups and SMEs, to incorporate sustainability in NPD for bigger businesses as well as innovative and bespoke formulation services. She also helps raw materials suppliers with vegan accreditation and other green certifications.


Conference Sessions

  • Does biodegradable mean environmentally safe?

    Wednesday09:15 - 09:4020 Nov 2019
    Leonardo Royal Hotel London Tower Bridge

    The plastic microbeads and the blue planet has awakened consumers to the environmental impact from using all sorts of products, including cosmetics, on the ocea...

    • Language: English