ACT Solutions Corp.
Mark Chandler is President of ACT Solutions Corp (Adaptive Cosmetic Technology Solutions), a consultancy focusing on speeding development of cosmetic products with the goal of enhanced aesthetic appeal and efficacy. Mark is a veteran of more than 20 years with Croda/Uniqema/ICI Surfactants, with most of the time spent as Technical Manager for the cosmetic raw materials business, though he started his time at ICI in Marketing. Areas of emphasis include emulsion science, rheology enhancement, and the aforementioned product aesthetic design and delivery enhancement.
Prior to this, he was a Senior Consultant with Kline and Company, performing market and acquisition studies in the chemical industry. He started his career as a Technical Sales Representative for the American Hoechst Corporation, promoting ingredients into the cosmetic and metalworking fluid industries. Mark holds a degree in Chemistry from the University of North Carolina and has instructed the Cosmetic Formulation courses with Ken Klein, John Carson, and Art Georgalas for more than a decade and will be teaching the SCC Cosmetic Raw Materials course in 2012.