Delegate Profile

Dr. Andrea Mitarotonda

Job TitlePhD CChem FRSC

Company NameIndependent Consultant in Cosmetic Chemistry


Andrea holds a PhD in Polymer & Colloid Chemistry, a MSc in Industrial & Applied Chemistry and a Diploma in Innovation Project Management.

He has been awarded the status of Fellow (FRSC) and Chartered Chemist (CChem) by the Royal Society of Chemistry.

Andrea has devoted his professional life to the Cosmetic & Personal Care Industry working for both Manufacturers of specialty ingredients and finished products.

In fact, since 1998 he has been covering roles in R&D, Innovation and Formulation Technology in multinational companies such as Oriflame R&D, Neal's Yard Natural Remedies, Dow Corning, Lamberti Chemical Specialties, Intercos and 3M.

Andrea is Author and Co-Author of nearly 60 scientific communications (including articles, lectures, posters & patents) on various subjects of Cosmetic Science including anti-ageing, natural preservation, natural cosmetics, polymers, rheology, emulsion technology, formulation technology.

He is a Member of the British Society of Cosmetic Science (SCS), of the Editorial Advisory Board of the International Journal of Cosmetic Science, of the Scientific Advisory Board of Journal of Household & Personal Care and Director of Science & Technology of the International Society for Phytocosmetic Science (ISPS).

Andrea’s areas of interest and expertise are:

• Cosmetic Formulation Chemistry: concepts, prototypes, troubleshooting & reformulation of existing products, expert advice on formulation of new products, formulation review, etc.

• Natural/Organic-certified technologies in cosmetic science: research, innovation & formulation, with a deep understanding & expertise in formulating products that are natural & organic certified, sustainable, clean label, vegan, vegetarian, ethical, fair-trade, etc.

• Research, Development & Innovation in Cosmetic Science.

• Raw Materials: Development, Characterisation, Optimisation and Application.

• Rheology & Colloid Science applied to Cosmetics & Personal Care products and ingredients.

• Technology Scouting: identification, development and implementation of Intellectual Property opportunities, including articles, patents and creation of bespoke ingredients/technologies.


• Ghost writing of scientific communications.