Biography: Chris Flower, PhD, CTPA

Chris Flower, PhD, is director-general of the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Perfumery Association (CTPA), which he has strategically made more visible to both the media and the public. He joined the CTPA in 1996 after 25 years in the cosmetics industry in product safety and R&D. He is a chartered biologist with a Master’s of Science degree from the University of Surrey and a doctorate from the CNAA, both in toxicology and physiology/pathology. He is on the board of Cosmetics Europe and chairs several of its expert committees.