NYSCC Scientific Committee Chair
Giorgio Dell’Acqua, PhD, is a cosmetic scientist and a consultant for the personal care industry. A graduate from the University of Rome, Italy, he worked for 15 years as an investigator in applied medical research in universities such as Mount Sinai Medical School in New York and Harvard Medical School in Boston. Moving to the private sector in 2000, he has spent the last 19 years as an executive and cosmetic scientist in the personal care industry.
He is specialized in skin and hair care ingredients, finished product development and technical marketing. He has helped bring more than 200 successful active ingredients and finished products to market and has authored more than 70 publications in medicine and cosmetic science.
For last 10 years he has been writing and lecturing on natural cosmetic ingredients, sustainable supply chain, and assisted in sourcing, developing and bringing to market many natural ingredients. Some of his recent product development activity has focused on food by-products in cosmetics, prebiotics to skin, and adaptogens for skin and hair care.
He is an award-winning speaker on natural ingredients and a regular columnist on sustainability and cosmetic science. He is also the chair of the Scientific Committee for the New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists and its scientific blogger.