Peter Smith joined Cefic in January 2012 as Executive Director of the Product Stewardship Programme. He also has reponsability for and International Chemicals Management.
He completed his academic studies at the Universities of London (Imperial College) and Sheffield, graduating with a Ph.D. in Physical Organic Chemistry in 1985. Upon graduation, Peter Smith, a British national, began his career in the consumer goods industry working in the Research & Development Department at Procter & Gamble.
During his 27 years’ experience at P&G, Peter has worked in a wide range of product categories (ranging from toothpaste to laundry detergents to cosmetics and more recently, pet food). He has extensive experience across the different R&D disciplines and has lived in the UK, Italy, and Belgium.
Peter is married and has two children.