From all walks of life and professional backgrounds,
bringing a range of experience, expertise and perspectives
in the skin microbiome space
Dr Barbara Brockway
With a 30+ year transatlantic career, which moved from academia to natural cosmetic actives, Barbara is most proud of her time at The Body Shop working with hemp. She is expert at applying the latest scientific discoveries to personal care and is currently captivated by DNA technology and the microbiome.
Dr Gottfried Dasen
Dr Dasen is a Lecturer at Zurich University of Applied Sciences, and co-founder and CEO of the Culture Collection of Switzerland.
Dr Katerina Steventon
Dr Katerina Steventon is a skincare specialist with substantial experience of working at the clinical, commercial and research interface. She has an MSc in Clinical Biochemistry and PhD in Transdermal Absorptions and has extensive knowledge of skin in both health and diseased state, and the consumer perspective on facial skincare.
Dr Johanna Ward
Dr Johanna Ward is an award-winning Cosmetic Doctor, GP and co-founder of ZENii Skincare. She is known for her depth of knowledge on all things skin related and is considered an expert in cosmetic dermatology, medical injectables and cosmetic laser.
Dr Markus Egert
Dr Markus Egert is a professor for Microbiology & Hygiene at Furtwangen University and a founding member of the Institute of Precision Medicine.
Markus ́ main research interests are the human microbiome (intestinal tract, skin) and the microbiome of the built environment of humans.
Vivienne has been involved with the beauty industry for more than 20 years, first as the editor of a number of leading international cosmetics magazines and then as a beauty specialist for Mintel.
At Mintel, she works closely with beauty clients on strategic projects, running innovation workshops and conducting retail safaris.
Dr. Cæcilie Johansen
A medical doctor and PhD student in dermatology with an interest for all thing’s skincare and beauty. Cæcilie is an avid blogger, educating on the skin, skin disorders, skincare and the ingredients that help to support and maintain healthy skin.
Dr Greg Hillebrand
With a career spanning over 30 years, Greg has a broad expertise in skin and is an expert at leading translational science of the skin microbiome.
Greg’s keen interests in the skin microbiome began in the mid-90s while working in Japan as Principal Scientist with Procter & Gamble, this intensified into a full-blown passion in 2012 when he joined Amway.
Tom van den Bogert
With a background in Medical and molecular Microbiology, Dr. Tom van den Bogert is responsible for the development of new and improved metagenomics and microbial profiling services at research laboratory Baseclear.