SCSS COUNCIL 2015 - 2017



Mr Nobuaki Uehara

Procter & Gamble International Operations

Principal Scientist

Global Hair Care Research & Development

Nobuaki Uehara have been developing fundamental understanding on world of “Beauty” from molecular level and uncovered linkage between microscopic behaviors and macroscopic consumer needs toward hair beauty. He has made more than 20 patents filing in the field of surface modification and conditioning, including granted patents that currently support P&G hair conditioner business globally, and also novel new-to-world materials and formula patents that will support future business building globally.

He has also been invited to deliver several speeches at Japan/Asia/International symposiums and congresses.




Ms Marty Lumain


Asia Pacific Beauty Care Marketing Manager




Mr Alex Neo

Ecogreen Oleochemicals (Singapore) Pte Ltd

Sales Manager



Reginal Klein


Lab Team Leader Research



Ms June Baisa

Technico Flor Asia

Sales Director, Asia Pacific




Mr Angelito Delos Reyes

Gattefosse Asia Pacific Pte Ltd




Ms Freida Guerzon-David

DSM Nutritional Products (Singapore)

Regional Marketing Manager (APAC)

Personal Care

Freida is a licensed chemist with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry and a Masters of Science degree in Environmental Science from the University of the Philippines (Diliman). She worked in academic research for 6 years and has extensive experience in product development having worked as a formulator for 15 years at the Asian Regional Technology Centre of Colgate Palmolive (Philippines) focusing on home care, oral care and skin care; and at Symrise (Singapore) focusing on skin, sun and hair care formulations.

Freida is currently the Regional Technical Marketing Manager for Personal Care at DSM Nutritional Products (Singapore).




Ms Jessie Tong

Singapore Polytchnic

Senior Lecturer

Jessie has been with Singapore Polytechnic for the past 8 years. She is a Senior Lecturer with the School of Chemical and Life Sciences. In 2010, she implemented the Diploma in Perfumery and Cosmetic Science and was instrumental in the built of the Perfumery and Cosmetic Science Centre that was launched officially in 2014. Her current portfolio also includes the allocation of resources within the Chemistry division. Her passion for teaching as well as Perfumery has led to the development of formulation training in the polytechnic. 




Ms Suiniaty Basirun

Dow Singapore

Country Manager

Business Director, Home, Institutional & Personal Care Solutions, Asia Pacific Region

Suiniaty Basirun is the Country Manager for Dow Singapore and the Business Director for Dow Home, Institutional & Personal Care Solutions in the Asia Pacific Region. Her country role involves her overseeing all areas of Dow’s business in the country including the business center, development center and Plastics Additives manufacturing plant.

As a Business Director for the Home, Institutional & Personal Care Solutions business, Basirun owns the profit & loss responsibility for the Consumer & Industrial Solutions business where she manages the operational and strategic areas of the business to deliver its annual target in Asia Pacific.

Basirun began her career with Dow in 1992, when she joined Rohm & Haas Singapore as a chemist in the Biocides business unit. Over the course of her career with Rohm & Haas, she held various roles ranging from Technical Manager for Biocides Asia Pacific, Regional Sales Manager and Marketing Manager, General Manager for Consumer & Industrial Specialties Asia Pacific, and General Manager for Process Chemicals & Biocides Asia Pacific. She was also the Country Manager for Rohm and Haas Singapore from 2003 through 2007.

After the acquisition of Rohm & Haas by Dow in April 2009, Basirun was named the Associate Commercial Director for Consumer & Industrial Solutions for Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand. In September 2012, she assumed the role of Country Manager for Dow Singapore. In September 2013, she was appointed her current business role.

In Singapore, Basirun represents Dow as one of the board members in the Singapore Chemical and Industrial Council.  She is also the President of the Society of Cosmetics Scientist Singapore (affiliated with the International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists).

Basirun holds a Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry and cellular & molecular biology from the University of Auckland, New Zealand.




Mr Andrew Gan

Chaks Cosmetic Design & Services Pte Ltd




Mr Philip Jacobs


Market Development Manager

South Asia, Personal Care




Dr Magali Bonnier

Croda Singapore Pte Ltd

Research & Technology Director

Personal care – Asia Pacific



Mr Tio Phooi Siang

Nardev Chemie Pte Ltd




Mr Akihiro Ueda

Coty Asia 

Director, Luxury & Hair R&D