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 Expert  728889

Expert in Detergent Formulation for Laundry, Automatic Dish Wash, Multipurpose Cleaner, Cosmetics, and Personal Care


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

United Kingdom
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has extensive experience in the development and technologies of the home care sectors in the U.S., Europe, Africa and Asia. His key trademark skills include application testing, developing protocols, procedures, creating and maintaining transparent communication channel with the customer.

Expert's competencies in global project management, customer care and technical knowledge in polymer development, surfactant and formulation development are extensive. These key skills are based on 15 years' experience in colloid science and 12 years' experience in consumer goods products -- including the areas of institutional and industrial detergent products. He has an extensive knowledge of the global markets and the potential technologies involved. He has applied his technical and developmental expertise in the development of detergent products and floor polishes for all major global brand owners.

Areas of Expertise include: Viscosity control, Viscosity measurements, X ray diffraction, NMR, IR, Spin on coating, Application testing, Statistical design, Formulation development, Ingredient screening, Fragrance testing, Fragrance development, Gel formation, scale up, detergent builder technology, automatic dish wash tablet formulation, laundry detergent formulation, Opacifier technology, Phosphate free formulations, and evaluation and panel testing procedures.

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anionic detergent

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anionic surfactant

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automatic dishwashing machine detergent

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biodegradable detergent

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biodegradable surfactant

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colloid and interface chemistry

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cosmetic industry

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cosmetic product

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cosmetic product development

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cosmetic product formulation

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cosmetic product manufacturing

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cosmetic raw material specification

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cosmetic stability

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detergent testing

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dishwashing liquid detergent

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fabric softener

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floor

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floor polish

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hair product development

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hair-care product

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hair-care product formulation

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hard water

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home laundry equipment

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household chemical product

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household cleaning product

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hydrotrope

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hydroxyethyl cellulose

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laundry detergent

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liquid detergent

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liquid soap

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new product development

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Pluronic

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powder laundry detergent

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powdered detergent

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tablet manufacturing

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water solubility

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detergent

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detergent builder

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detergent formulation

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detergent processing

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detergent technology

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floor polish formulation

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gel formulation

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product formulation


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Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
2002   Ph.D   Physical Chemistry   University of Salford, School of Science  
1998   MSc (Chemistry)   Preparation and Characterisation of Bi Al Iron Oxide Thin Films via Sol Gel Process   University of Wuerzburg / Fraunhofer Institut silicate research Wuerzburg Germany  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2010 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 


 

CEO

 

He founded and established the new Research and Development firm in the state-of-the-art lab facilities 3M Buckley Innovation Centre, UK. He provides contract testing and R&D Expert Consultancy, providing product development, product trends, insights and technical innovation in detergent, hygiene, personal care technology.

2008 to 2010

 

Dow Advanced Materials/ Rohm & Haas

 

R&D Branch France Sophia Antipolis

 

Technical Service Groupleader

 

• Succesfully developed and maintained customer relationships and product portfolio. He tested polymeric dispersants and rheology modifiers (Henkel: Dishwash tablet ‘Terra' and Laundry liquid ‘Persil'; Reckitt Benkiser: Dishwash Tablet ‘Quantum' and water softener ‘Calgonit; Unilever: Dish- wash tablet ‘Sun MF'). He delivered solutions for water treatment. • Lead team to perform polymer evaluation in various commercial formulations. • Developed liquid Laundry systems improving primary detergency properties for Henkel. • Managed and developed a team to meet corporate objectives. • Regularly performed travel to European customers for technical and strategical meetings. • Frequently liaised with relevant Marketing and Account Managers to define technical needs.

2007 to 2008

 

Reckitt Benckiser UK

 

Polishes

 

Senior Associate

 

• He established day to day relationships, communicating with regional SSG teams in Brazil (Poliflor Maximo Brilo and Pratic), South Africa (Mr Min), Germany and USA to meet regional regulatory, technical and supply constraints. • Optimisation of the wet wipes USA Old English Brand. • Applied Global Project Management to NPD/EPD targets. • Line management of senior technicians. • Created storage plans for incoming trial samples. • Worked within Categories with NR values between $45-200m. • Communication with Regulatory, Marketing and Supply to complete Project Targets.

2002 to 2007

 

Clover Chemicals Ltd

 

Industrial and Institutional Consumer Products

 

Research & Development Officer

 

• Established and managed a new Research and Development Department for hygiene and cleaning products for Industrial and Institutional sector (Hotels, Hospitals, Laundries) • Development of hygiene products “Spray & Wipe”, “Bio-shield”, “Ultrafresh” and “Trio 100”. • Managed and developed an analytical and process team. • Developed, optimised and delivered new formulations to tight Deadlines. • Created and developed fragrance systems for Laundry & Multi Surface Cleaners. • Established R&D formulation database of 200 FMCG products. • Translated public relations and marketing literature (English-German).


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Member of the American Chemical Society. Polymer division.

Professional Appointments

Senior Chemist, Group Leader technical services

Awards/Recognition

Finalist in the 18th Greater Manchester Prize Colloquium Competition, Physical Chemistry 2000-2001.

Medical/Professional Internships

Associate scientist for the Fraunhofer Society 1993-1998


Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • He has served as an expert witness for hygiene and cleaning detergency technology.
  • Expert has utilized state-of-the-art testing and deformulation lab facilities to reverse engineer Home care and cosmetic formulations.
  • Expert has consulted in regulatory compliance of cosmetics and medical devices.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on in laundry detergent formulation.
  • Expert for consulting on Industrial Cleaning and Surfactant.
  • Expert for consulting on Creation of a new detergent Product.
  • Expert for consulting on Detergent Chemistry.
  • Expert in pressed soap for consulting on manufacturing short-run batches.
  • Expert for consulting on Quick dissolving detergent pill.
  • Expert in laundry detergent for consulting on Laundry Detergent Formulation / Processing.
  • Expert for consulting on Materials compatibility with commercial cleaning chemicals *KR
  • Expert for consulting on Dishwashing detergent tablet and gel production and formulation support request.
  • Expert for consulting on Formulation Development.
  • R & d liquid detergents expert for consulting on Liquid Laundry Detergent.
  • Laundry product development expert for consulting on Initial consultation to determine fit with scoping project.
  • Formulation chemist expert for consulting on liquid laundry detergent.
  • Expert in detergent builders for consulting on Diswasher and laundry detergent builders.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Expert successfully provided expert witness services for a very sensitive project on technical feasibility of a technology over a three-year period for a U.S. company.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1993 to 1998   Germany   He successfully developed and prepared magneto optical data storage systems via sol-gel, which led to a national German project.
1998 to 2008   United Kingdom   He worked as a development scientist, where he held various senior positions in the organisations Unilever, Clover Chemicals, Reckitt Benckiser.
2008 to 2010   France   He worked as a Group Leader in Technical service at Rohm & Haas a subsidiary of Dow advanced Materials in Sophia Antipolis France
2011 to   UK   He established his company to perform consultancy in the areas of water testing, detergent technology, research and development and online marketing.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
German   He has very high technical and non-technical proficiency in the German language.
French   He has a good conversational level of French and a good understanding of written text.

Market Research:
He has knowledge of the global market of consumer products in the detergent and home care sector.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

He has succesfully completed the following training courses within his career: Global project management, Polymer development, Surfactant development, Hydroxy methyl cellulose technologies and development.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

He has extensive experience in sourcing ingredients for formulation and maintains a contact book for all relevant suppliers.

Other Skills and Services

Expert is culturally very adaptive and is flexible in communicating and presenting at all levels.


 

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