Speaker

Paul Matts PhD

Procter & Gamble

Biography

Paul joined Procter & Gamble 1988 and has spent the majority of his career in R&D conducting research and developing methods to feed the technology pipelines of brands such as Olay, Max Factor, Dolce & Gabbana, SKII, and others. As Research Fellow, he has specific expertise in measurement and modelling of all aspects of skin structure, function and appearance, sun protection and the psychology of perception of skin, among other areas. Paul is a regular Keynote speaker and contributor to a wide variety of external academic and industry conferences and meetings, both within the UK and internationally. He is Visiting Professor to the London College of Fashion and to the University College London School of Pharmacy, the Chair of the Cosmetics Europe Expert Team “Regulatory Aspects Sunscreen Products” and a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts and Royal Society of Chemistry. He is a proponent of Community Dermatology and involved in and highly passionate about several projects in Africa related to skin disease and its prevention / treatment using low-cost, sustainable materials. Paul is married with three children and, when he has time, a fanatic UK SCUBA diver and BSAC instructor.