Aesthetic Health Initiative Members

 

Karen Ballou

Founder & CEO, Immunocologie Skincare, United States

Karen Ballou, founder and CEO, developed Immunocologie Skincare after overcoming Hodgkin’s lymphoma. She discovered a need in the beauty industry for products that support holistic skin health and, with a passion for clean beauty and over 30 years of experience as an esthetician and entrepreneur, founded her brand. Immunocologie is an innovative, fully natural skin-care brand devoted to strengthening the skin’s microbiome and immuno-protection system through mineral science.


Dr. Anjan Chatterjee

Professor; Neurology, Psychology & Architecture, The University of Pennsylvania, United States

Anjan Chatterjee is the founding director of the Penn Center for Neuroaesthetics. He wrote The Aesthetic Brain: How We Evolved to Desire Beauty and Enjoy Art and co-edited Neuroethics in Practice: Mind, Medicine, and Society and The Roots of Cognitive Neuroscience: Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychology. He has received the Norman Geschwind Prize in Behavioral and Cognitive Neurology and the Rudolph Arnheim Prize for contributions to Psychology and the Arts.


Anita Murray

Managing Director, The Salon & Spa Company, Ireland

Anita is a passionate beauty entrepreneur and self-care advocate. She is managing director at The Salon & Spa Company, representing some of the world’s most desirable professional beauty brands. Anita has worked in the beauty, spa and wellness sector for over 19 years. She also founded and owns the award-winning Edvard & Pink brand. In 2019, Anita was accredited with the title of “thought leader” in the field of wellness at the 2019 Business All-Star Awards in Croke Park by Vice-President of the European Parliament Mairead McGuiness. Anita is co-founder of the Irish Spa Association and was appointed Irish ambassador for World Wellness Weekend for 2021.


Joy Roederer, PhD

SVP, Technology & Business Development, Integrity Ingredients Corporation, United States

Joy Roederer, PhD, serves as Senior Vice President of Technology & Business Development for Integrity Ingredients Corporation, a leader in raw material and product development innovation. Dr. Roederer’s expertise lies in new technology sourcing and execution from concept to commercialization, and she is widely known as a strategic thinker and problem solver. Her past leadership roles encompassed technical and strategic Product Development, Innovation, and Regulatory Affairs at SC Johnson, BF Goodrich / Lubrizol, and Guthy-Renker. Highlights of her accomplishments include the development, optimized manufacture and launch of over 200 new cosmetic, OTC, and nutritional products in the US and overseas, as well as continual design and application of new technologies and novel raw materials. At Integrity Ingredients, Dr. Roederer’s primary focus is to build the corporation’s technology and product concept portfolio. Dr. Roederer interfaces with global suppliers to qualify and guide regulatory compliant testing and to ensure the highest product efficacy standards. She also strategically collaborates with brands and formulators to facilitate application guidance and formula development.