Dr Carol Treasure

Co-Founder & CEO



Dr Carol Treasure is the Co-Founder and CEO of XCellR8, an animal-free testing laboratory based in Daresbury, UK. XCellR8 conduct in vitro safety and efficacy tests for a number of ingredient manufacturers and high street retailers including Lush, the Body Shop and Croda.

Carol holds a PhD from the University of Nottingham, based on skin cell biology and has devoted her career to using innovative science to replace animal testing. XCellR8’s work has been recognised at a regulatory level by the OECD and the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), and is supported by top funding bodies such as Innovate UK and the European Horizon 2020 programme.