Francesca Rapolla

Scientific Affairs Manager



Francesca has a Master’s Degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology, specialising in Cosmetic Science.

Francesca works at CTPA as Scientific Affairs Manager.  Previously, Francesca worked in Regulatory Affairs and Research & Development for a number of companies, gaining knowledge in product compliance, claims and claims substantiation requirements for the UK and Ireland.

At CTPA, Francesca initially worked in the regulatory department and was responsible for UK and EU regulatory matters concerning cosmetic products.  As part of the scientific team, Francesca is responsible for monitoring ingredients developments under chemicals regulations, safety, cosmetovigilance, nanomaterials and other scientific matters for cosmetics.  Francesca is also responsible for matters related to REACH, in particular collaborating with the UK Government and other stakeholders on the implementation of UK REACH post-Brexit.