Speaker

Francesca Rapolla

CTPA

Biography

Francesca has a Master’s Degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology, specialising in Cosmetic Science.

Francesca joined CTPA in May 2018 as Regulatory Information Officer and got promoted to Regulatory Affairs Manager in June this year. Previously, Francesca worked in Regulatory Affairs and Research & Development for a number of companies, gaining knowledge in product compliance, claims and claims substantiation requirements for the UK and Ireland. This experience included good study design of claims substantiation, interpretation and evaluation of claims substantiation, risk assessment of claims at all advertising levels (pack, online/social media, print, TV). 

At CTPA Francesca helps members understand borderline contexts and best practice for claims and claims substantiation, in addition to being responsible for enquiries on EU Regulations, REACH and Brexit.  Francesca has been a member of the Society of Cosmetic Scientists (SCS) since 2014 and obtained the SCS Diploma in Cosmetic Science.