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Mintel Group, the leading global supplier of consumer, product and media intelligence, is delighted to announce the appointment of Chris Lindsley as new Global Skincare Analyst.

Chris makes a strategic addition to Mintel’s Beauty & Personal Care team, and in his new role Chris will be sharing responsibility for supporting Mintel’s premium service for the beauty industry, providing timely, accurate and relevant research, predictive analysis and critical recommendations.

Chris joins Mintel after a successful career with Procter & Gamble, where he was R&D project manager for Olay Regenerist boutique EMEA, gaining extensive experience in designing, analysing and presenting qualitative and quantitative research, project management and identifying consumer trends within the skincare industry.

Vivienne Rudd, Director of Global Insight, Beauty and Personal Care, said:

“Chris brings a proven track record of success and a comprehensive understanding of the skincare and wider beauty sector. We are confident that Chris will be a strong asset to Mintel’s Beauty and Personal Care team, helping us to deliver the best in class analysis to our clients, identifying and anticipating trends and furthering our acknowledged expertise in skincare.”

Previously, Chris also served as Senior Researcher in the Fabric and Home Care sector for Procter & Gamble, being responsible for technical test method development to communicate and engage consumers with P&G products, brand development and research strategies. Moreover, Chris’ experience across Western Europe has equipped him with a solid understanding of consumer behaviour, trends and innovation, all backed up by a great passion for the world of skincare.

Chris will be located in Mintel’s headquarters in London, covering issues within the global skincare market.