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IFSCC Fellow – Honorary Designation – NEW!

During the 2019 IFSCC Fall Praesidium Meeting, the Praesidium unanimously agreed to begin bestowing the title of “IFSCC Fellow” to “recognize Members of the IFSCC who have achieved full maturity in the profession as evidenced by a record of outstanding achievement in the field of cosmetic science, and leadership and service to the IFSCC.”  This is an honorary designation with no duties or responsibilities required.

Fellows will be introduced at the annual IFSCC Congress and presented with a custom calligraphied certificate.

Nominees for IFSCC Fellow may be proposed by either IFSCC Member Societies or by individuals. Candidates must have the following qualifications:

  1. Active membership in an IFSCC Member Society.
  2. Beyond their own Society, significant contributions to the IFSCC through leadership and/or service (the application provides details on this).

To nominate someone for IFSCC Fellow, click here for the application.

The first class of IFSCC Fellows were announced at the 2019 IFSCC Milan Council Meeting:

  • Dr Luigi Rigano, Società Italiana di Chimica e Scienze Cosmetologiche
  • Dr Fuji Kanda, Society of Cosmetic Chemists of Japan
  • Dr Robert Lochhead, Society of Cosmetic Chemists (USA-Canada)

In 2021 we announced a world-renowned expert on sunscreens as our fourth IFSCC Fellow:

  • John Staton, Australian Society of Cosmetic Chemists

At the 2022 IFSCC Congress in London we announced our fifth IFSCC Fellow: 

  • Judi Beerling, Society of Cosmetic Scientists (UK & Ireland)

In 2023 we welcomed a record number of cosmetic scientists to the honorary designation of IFSCC Fellow. They are:

  • Dr Philippe Auderset, Swiss Society of Cosmetic Chemists
  • Simon Chan, Hong Kong Society of Cosmetic Chemists
  • Dr Frédéric Leroy, Société Française de Cosmétologie
  • Dr Miki Minamino, Society of Cosmetic Chemists of Japan
  • Tony O’Lenick, Society of Cosmetic Chemists (USA-Canada)
  • Dr Randy Wickett, Society of Cosmetic Chemists (USA-Canada)
  • Amy Wyatt, Society of Cosmetic Chemists (USA-Canada)
  • Dr Yoshikuni Yamamoto, Society of Cosmetic Chemists of Japan

The majority of our 2023 cohort of Fellows were at the Barcelona Congress to receive their certificates, while certificates for Tony O’Lenick and Dr Randy Wickett had to be sent on.