Meet The Team
Olivia Santoni has an extensive knowledge of the cosmetics industry globally. She studied business law and healthcare product law before specialising in regulatory affairs.
In 2008 She joined the UK Cosmetics Toiletry and Perfumery Association (CTPA) and was appointed in 2016 Director, Regulatory and International Services. Olivia managed the Regulatory and International team to deliver support and advice to members as well as advocate for the interest of the industry. She has been leading the Association’s work on Brexit and international regulatory affairs. Over the years Olivia has been an active participant at Cosmetics Europe groups on both regulatory and international issues.
Previously, she worked for the French Agence Nationale de Sécurité du Médicament et des Produits de Santé (ANSM) and was part of the international department of the French cosmetics trade association (FEBEA).
In 2019 Olivia founded Bloom Regulatory Ltd to provide regulatory and strategic support to cosmetics companies.
Regulatory Affairs Associate Director
Amanda Isom joined Bloom Regulatory as Regulatory Affairs Associate Director in 2020.
Prior to 2020, Amanda worked for the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Perfumery Association (CTPA), initially in the Scientific and Technical department and later as Compliance Manager.
Amanda has over 20 years’ experience in the cosmetic industry during which time she has provided support and advice to cosmetic companies including on the European/UK Cosmetics Regulation and related topics and legislative frameworks. Amanda liaised closely with the Government on the implementation of a UK regulatory framework for cosmetics post-Brexit and, in collaboration with the Chartered Trading Standards Institute, has delivered regional training to Trading Standards Officers on ‘what compliance looks like’ – focussing on labelling, Product Information Files (PIF) and Serious Undesirable Effect reporting and the related causality assessment.
Amanda has been an active participant in a number of industry and stakeholder groups including the British Standards Institute technical committee for cosmetics and most recently has co-edited the SCS/Royal Society of Chemistry book on ‘Discovering Cosmetic Science’.
Regulatory Affairs Advisor
Laila Manshi joined Bloom Regulatory as Regulatory Affairs Advisor in October 2020 after completing her MSc in Cosmetic Science from the London College of Fashion.
Laila achieved a Distinction in her Master’s titling her thesis ‘Sun exposure – an overview of the risks and benefits to human health’, exploring ways in which one may approach attaining a level of balanced exposure.
During her degree, she completed a placement year at CPL Aromas as a product performance coordinator achieving her Diploma in Professional Studies. Here, she worked alongside perfumers on a long-term project to improve the qualities of raw materials. She presented her findings at LCF’s industry day and then again at the Society of Cosmetic Scientists. As well as this, she carried out an internship at Nails Inc as a New Product Development assistant gaining insight into the product lifecycle from concept to launch.
Laila joins Bloom with an enthusiasm to ensure the compliance of cosmetics and develop her knowledge about the global regulatory landscape.
Panel session with BEIS
SCS Council 2019
Speaking to TSOs