Patrick is one of the speakers at this spring Skin Microbiome Innovation Summit in Amsterdam.
As a growing body of scientific evidence points to the importance of optimising the skin’s microbiome, formulation experts and beauty brands are clamouring to launch effective and appealing products that target this dynamic and fast-evolving niche.
This 2-day summit will offer exclusive expert insight on the current state of the microbiome trend in the skin care category thanks to a speaker programme that includes some of the world’s most prominent experts in this field.
This event is brought to you by the CosmeticsDesign team, which is behind the leading international online journals for beauty and personal care professionals and has been providing comprehensive coverage of the skin microbiome trend from its inception.
Patrick graduated as a chemical engineer from the University of Ghent, Belgium in 1991. He followed an intensive specialisation in cosmetic manufacturing and also obtained a degree in dermato-cosmetic science at the medical university of Brussels. He gained experience in production and distribution. In 2002 he founded S&C; a consultancy firm advising both cosmetic producers and raw material producers in product development, global legislation and toxicology. He organises training for cosmetic chemists, beauticians and technical sales representatives. Since 2002 most of his research and passion is focused on the skin microbiota for personal care applications.