Chemist, with a PhD in Organic Synthesis.
Marco initially worked as Medicinal Chemist (SmithKline Beecham), than in the R&D of sugar confectionary (Perfetti).
Then he moved to Cosmetics in different roles of increasing responsibilities: Quality Assurance Manager, (Intercos), Technical Director of a cosmetic ingredients manufacturer and distributor (Res Pharma), President of the Board and CEO of a company (Complife) providing microbiological, analytical and clinical testing of cosmetics, food supplements and medical devices.
Nowadays he is corporate Scientific Director of Intercos S.p.A., world-wide OEM supplier of make-up, skincare, hair&body care products.
Marco has also a long-track experience in Trade Associations and International Working Groups on matters related to technical and regulatory aspect of cosmetic ingredients and products.