Biography: Johann W. Wiechers, PhD, JW Solutions

A pharmacist by training, Johann W. Wiechers, PhD, earned his doctorate in 1989 in skin penetration enhancement at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands. Following six years at Unilever in the UK, he joined Uniqema in 1995 as skin R&D director. Wiechers founded JW Solutions, a consultancy focused on various aspects of cosmetic science, and released "Formulating for Efficacy, the Software", a computer program to help you deliver your active ingredients more effectively. Johann is no longer with us, but the work he started will continue just as he would have wished.