Foto Dr. Manuela Köhler, Chief Scientist Feedstock and Formula Science, Beiersdorf AG

Dr. Manuela Köhler

Chief Scientist Feedstock and Formula Science, Beiersdorf AG

Dr. Manuela Köhler was born in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. She earned a diploma and PhD in Chemistry from the RWTH Aachen. In 2003, she started in Hair Care at Beiersdorf AG followed by different positions in product development and prototyping. 2013 she moved to Mexico setting up the R&D centre for the Americas.  Returning in 2015 she joined Front End Innovation setting up the new Materials Science Team. In 2020 she additionally took over the responsibility for Technology Scouting. Currently she is Chief Scientist Feedstock and Formula Science accompanying the transformation of the chemical industry with regard to cosmetic raw materials.

There is no way around CO2 as a "waste material" that can be recycled into a valuable raw material. For Beiersdorf, innovative technologies such as artificial photosynthesis are an important building block in the CARE BEYOND SKIN sustainability agenda to help tackle the global climate crisis and accelerate positive change.”

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