Karl Lintner obtained a Degree in Chemical Engineering and a PhD in Biochemistry from Vienna University in Austria.
After 10 years of Research on Biological Peptides at the Nuclear Research Centre in Saclay, France, he became Laboratory Manager, then Marketing Manager with the HENKEL Company, Düsseldorf, Germany.
Joined SEDERMA in 1990 as Technical Director and later headed the company for ten years as Managing Director.
Presently, Karl Lintner is an Independent Consultant to the Cosmetic Industry (President of KAL’IDEES S.A.S.).
He was recently appointed Associate Professor at the University of Versailles to teach classes on cosmetic chemistry.
He has filed several dozens of patents, published numerous articles and book chapters on cosmetic ingredients, and is an active member of SCC and SFC (France); he is Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Cosmetic Science and was the recipient of the Maison de Navarre Medal of the SCC in 2012.