Mark Stalmans obtained a degree in BioScience Engineering (1983) and a Ph.D. in Colloidal and Interphase Chemistry (1986) at Leuven University (Belgium). He joined Procter & Gamble in 1987 and has managed global and regional safety, regulatory, lifecycle analysis and sustainability programs for household and professional product categories. He presently works in P&G’s Global Product Stewardship & Sustainability for the Global Fabric & Home Care Business Unit where he coordinates P&G’s internal and stakeholder programmes around sustainability and innovation of laundry and cleaning products.
He is an active member of industry sustainability networks (A.I.S.E., Cosmetics Europe, AIM, CEFIC) and has helped to develop and deploy voluntary sustainability initiatives, such as the A.I.S.E. Charter for Sustainable Cleaning, www.cleanright.eu, ‘I prefer 30 (www.iprefer30.eu) and the CEFIC Sustainability Charter.