Dr. iur. Anna Mandozzi is the founder of BIOMAZING as well as of the organic skincare brands konnìaku and YÙ Beauty. She has launched a number of brands into the European market, as well as new care concepts such as konjac sponges and deodorant creams, that are now a fixture in the market. She knows the organic skincare industry inside and out, not only having witnessed its development for over 10 years, but actively being part of building and shaping it over the years. Today the seasoned industry insider is active in market launches, distribution and retail concepts, marketing, product development and as a consultant.
Founder & CEO
Co-Founder & CEO
Head of New Product Development
CEO & Founder
LUXE Digital Now
Jacqueline Hudson is the CEO, Founder and owner of LUXE Digital Now. She is an award-winning visionary marketing executive with 10+ years of creative content expertise within digital marking platforms. Jacqueline was recognized by Forbes Magazine and is an AMA award nominee. She is one of the outpacing competitors and is delivering results for top-named clients in the US. Jacqueline was named among Top 40 under 40 by Top 100 Magazine for a digital marketing expertise. She was featured in Top 50 Women of 2019. Jacqueline is the winner of the Top 50 Tech Leaders Award 2020. She is one of the inspirational speakers at the BCMA (Branded Content Marketing Association), the world’s most prestigious association for content in the Public Relations industry. Jacqueline is also a digital marketing executive and AI data technology solutions, strategist and developer. As a successful leader, Jacqueline’s most prominent experience has been lecturing to 14 countries about the digital marketing industry.
Head of Research & Development
Founder & CEO
Laura Rudoe set up Good Ventures in 2008 as an ethical development company with the mission to create new organic personal care brands that make a difference. A former Management Consultant and Venture Capitalist, Laura holds an MBA from Harvard Business School. Laura is a passionate advocate of ethical and environmentally friendly business as well as natural and sustainable living. Her deep appreciation for nature is at the heart of everything she does.
Evolve Beauty was launched in 2009 with the aim of making organic beauty desirable, affordable and accessible to a wider audience. Evolve is a modern apothecary-style brand for skin, body and hair, made with the purest and most effective organic oils and natural superfoods. Each product is vegan, cruelty free and handmade in small batches by a small team of artisans in a studio in Hertfordshire, England. The Evolve Beauty range consists of 45 products for skin body and hair and is retailed in John Lewis, Anthropologie, Feel Unique and is available worldwide in over 20 countries.
New Product Development Manager
Little Soap Company
Simon Duffy MBE
Waken Mouthcare & Bulldog Skincare
Simon Duffy MBE, is the founder of Waken Mouthcare (www.wakencare.com) and Bulldog Skincare (www.bulldogskincare.com). Waken is an innovative new dental brand that prioritizes sustainable and natural thinking. Waken’s mouthwashes and toothpastes have recently launched in Boots, Sainsbury’s and several other retailers. Before Waken, Simon launched Bulldog in 2007. Today Bulldog is available in more than 35 countries and has annual retail sales in excess of $110 million per year. Outside of work, Simon champions entrepreneurship and is currently involved in the UK start up scene as an investor, advisor and mentor across a number of new and emerging bands.
Founder & CEO
Me and Me
Founder & CEO
SHIMANI Smart Skincare
Stacy Pavlova is Founder and Owner of SHIMANI Smart Skincare. She has graduated from First English High School in Sofia and has a Master’s degree in International Economic Relations from the University of National and World Economy.
Stacy started her career in a Bulgarian pharmaceutical company.
Throughout the years she has worked in the pharmaceutical and cosmetics industry on various markets in Europe, Asia and Africa.
After 16 years in the corporate world, Stacy left her job and established her own cosmetic brand: SHIMANI Smart Skincare together with a team of talented scientists, who have also developed products for NASA. It was just when the COVID-19 crisis started.