Isabelle VAN REETH
DOW SILICONES Belgium
Skin Care Global Technical leader
Isabelle Van Reeth joined the Personal Care Science and Technology Group at Dow Corning in 1987. She started as the technical representative in France and Spain and in 1998 became the European Application Center coordinator based in Belgium. In 2001, she became global technology leader for the Skin care and Ap/deo segment. Since August 2004, she is based in Dow Corning Shanghai where in addition to the global technical coordination role; she had coaching responsibilities for helping the local technical people and was also leading the new assessment center for Personal Care applications. From October 2011 until July 2015, she added the manager role for the Greater China Beauty Care Application and technical service group. In October 2013, she has been nominated Dow R&D/TS&D Fellow. Since 2017, she is back in Dow Silicones Belgium. She is a co-inventor on several patents for the use of silicone materials into cosmetic applications and is the author of a high number or publications in specialized cosmetic journals as well as a book chapter in Handbook of Cosmetic Science and Technology. Isabelle Van Reeth holds a master’s degree in pharmacy and a master’s degree in cosmetic science from the Free University of Brussels.