Director, BioMaterials and BioSubstrates
Peter has had over 25 years of experience in the personal care industry in various capacities including: product development for ingredients and finished goods, claims substantiation and validation, hair and skin care product applications and evaluation, product sensory development and assessment, analytical research, and reactive chemistry for a variety of different personal care products and brands. His diverse experience in the industry includes working at pharmaceutical companies, ingredient manufacturers, personal care finished goods companies, and testing facilities.
Peter previously held positions at Croda Inc., Ascendia Brands, National Starch and Chemical (ICI), and Estee Lauder Inc. – where he spent over 14 years in Research and Development early on in his career. He received his BA from Queens College, CUNY, and did post graduate work at the University of Connecticut and Cornell University Medical Center, NY. He has also received an MBA in Management from Dowling College in Oakland, NY. He has co-authored over 40 articles, papers, presentations and posters and is an inventor on a number of patents and patent applications in personal care.