Contributor Profile

Giorgio Dell’Acqua

Job TitleConsultant

Company NameDellacqua Consulting


Giorgio Dell’Acqua, PhD, is a consultant for the personal care industry. He is the scientific director for Akott Evolution, an Italian multinational company specialized in developing and selling active ingredients from natural origin worldwide. Dr Dell’Acqua graduated from The University of Rome, Italy and 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, USA. He has spent the last 17 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 covered multiple roles as a manager and director in different companies specialized in active ingredients and product development. He has helped bring more than 200 successful active ingredients and finished products to market and has authored more than 60 publications in medicine and cosmetic science. In the last 10 years he has been writing and lecturing on natural cosmetic ingredients and helped sourcing, developing and bringing to market many natural ingredients.

He is a university professor in cosmetic science, an award winning speaker on natural ingredients and a regular columnist on sustainability and the personal care industry. He is also the chair of the Scientific Affair Committee for the New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists and its scientific blogger.

Conference Sessions

  • New trends in cosmetic technology

    Tuesday13:30 - 17:2017 April 2018
    Workshop Room G104 - G105

    The cosmetic industry has always been heavily R&D and Innovation driven with a strong focus on cross-functionality. This Workshop aims at exploring some of the...


    • Language: English

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