Speaker

Emma Dawes

Soil Association

Biography

Emma Dawes has worked in the field of ‘green’ cosmetics for over ten years. She works at the Soil Association, the UK’s first certification body to develop organic beauty standards. Emma graduated from the University of Bristol with a BSc. in chemistry and an MSc. in analytical chemistry.

Emma works on the technical and chemistry parts within certification of cosmetics to COSMOS and Soil Association standards. She represents Soil Association on the COSMOS technical committee, which discusses raw materials and technical points within the COSMOS standards.

She has always had a very strong interest in environmental issues and also works in the organic food and textiles sectors at work.