Dr Mark Smith, Director General of NATRUE, has been voted No.13 in in this year's 'Who's Who in Natural Beauty', published in the autumn issue of Natural Beauty News. Voted for by the natural and organic beauty industry, the Top 25 provides an overview of the leading industry personalities who are shaping and influencing the UK's natural beauty industry. This year's list includes beauty brands, retailers, distributors, beauty writers, make-up artists and bloggers - all championing natural and organic cosmetics.
Mark was appointed as Director General of NATRUE in July 2016, and is responsible for the running of NATRUE, having a leading role in the association's political, regulatory and scientific affairs. Today Mark speaks at international symposiums, conferences and industry events, communicating the work of NATRUE and the importance of meaningful certification standards for natural and organic cosmetics.
Mark was delighted to hear the news, commenting:
"I am delighted and honoured that in our 10th anniversary year we are celebrating having both a member of the NATRUE team and a NATRUE founder member (Weleda) amongst such influential grouping. NATRUE is extremely grateful for the recognition given by those who voted, and we take this with us as part of our continuing mission to protect the authenticity of the natural and organic cosmetic sector."
The new Who's Who in natural beauty top personalities is announced as follows:
1 Jayn Sterland - Weleda 2 Sarah Brown - Pai Skincare 3 Kim & Alexander Barani - Kinetic Enterprises 4 Lucy Pottinger - Holland & Barrett 5 Lorraine Dallmeier - Botanical Beauty 6 Lauren Bartley - The Soil Association 7 Kirstie & Luke Sherriff - Pinks Boutique 8 Sonia White - Love Lula 9 Jo-Anne Chidley - Beauty Kitchen 10 Helen Yeardsley - Pegasus PR 11 Fiona Klonarides - Beauty Shortlist 12 Janey Lee Grace - broadcaster & journalist 13 Dr Mark Smith - NATRUE 14 Amanda Barlow - Made for Life Organics 15 Imelda Burke - Content Beauty 16 Jale Demirchi - Jalue 17 Rebecca Goodyear - Rebecca Goodyear Health & Beauty 18 Laura Rudoe - Evolve Beauty 19 Margo Marrone - The Organic Pharmacy 20 Mark Steele - Waitrose 21 Graeme Hume - Pravera 22 Josephine Fairley - The Beauty Bible 23 Louise Dartford - Lou Dartford Green Beauty 24 Ben Wigley - Big Green Smile 25 Tabitha James Kraan - Tabitha James Kraan Organic Haircare