Dr Emma Meredith

Director of Science


As Director of Science at CTPA (the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Perfumery Association), Emma is responsible for the full portfolio of scientific and technical work at the Association.  CTPA is the UK trade association for manufacturers of cosmetics and personal care products and suppliers to the industry.

Her role includes dealing with many and varied ingredient issues and technical guidance on bringing a cosmetic product to the market, as well as actively contributing to the CTPA Communications Strategy.  Particular interests cover hair colorants, sun protection products and Cosmetovigilance. Emma also represents the CTPA on several committees at the European personal care association, Cosmetics Europe.

Emma is a pharmacist by profession.  After qualifying from King’s College, London, she obtained her PhD in Pharmaceutical Chemistry from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow.

Emma is a member of the SCS and is privileged to have undertaken several active roles within the Society, including Chair of the Scientific Programme Committee, Honorary Secretary and President in 2014-15.

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