Founder and CEO
Mr. Sahota is recognised as a leading expert in international sustainable product
industries. He has been doing research, analysis & consulting on organic foods, natural
cosmetics, fair trade products, health & wellness products for over 20 years.
Mr. Sahota is the founder and president of Ecovia Intelligence, which has been
encouraging sustainable development in specialist industries since its formation in 2001.
For over two decades, is company has assisted a wide range of clients that range from
multinationals, government organizations, to dedicated ethical product companies. The
client list of Ecovia Intelligence includes Unilever, Aveda, L’Oreal, Weleda, Arla Foods,
Organic Trade Association, Phytotrade Africa, CBI (Dutch government), APEX Brasil,
and the Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
Research and analysis of Mr. Sahota has been quoted extensively in the media, including
The Financial Times, The Independent, Forbes, Fortune, BBC World Service, The
Economist, Food Chemical News, The Straits Times, South China Morning Post, CNBC
News, Nordic Business Report and Asian Business.
He regularly delivers papers at international events. Pre-pandemic, he presented at
BioFach / Vivaness (Nuernberg, Feb 20), Natural Products Masterclass (San Francisco,
Jan 20), Cosmoprof Asia (Hong Kong, Nov 19), Organic Food Day Finland (Helsinki,
Oct 19), Natural & Organic Products Asia (Hong Kong, Sep 19), Naturals in Cosmetic
Science (Manchester, July 19), Cosmetics Business (Munich, June 19), UEBT Beauty of
Sourcing with Respect Conference (Paris, May 19), Natural & Organic Products Europe
(London, April 19), In-Cosmetics Global (Paris, April 19), and Cosmoprof Global
(Bologna, March 19).
Mr. Sahota has degrees in Applied Chemistry and Management Science, as well as a
Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing. He has co-authored a number of books on
sustainability and organic products. His latest publication is called Sustainability:
Greening of the Cosmetics Industry (Wiley & Sons).
- ECOVIA INT, UK in Global Natural Cosmetics Market
16 November 12:00 pm