Geoff Skingsley

Chairman, L’Oréal UK & Ireland

Geoff studied at the Sorbonne in Paris and Oxford University, where he read PPE, before starting a marketing career at Procter & Gamble. 

He moved to L’Oréal in 1986 where he has spent the last 30 years, with marketing and general management positions in the UK, The Netherlands and India (the latter being a new market entry). 

In 1999 he returned to Europe to manage L’Oréal UK & Ireland as Managing Director and in 2005 he joined the Executive Board of L’Oréal in the Paris Headquarters as Executive Vice President Human Resources, a position he held for 6 years before becoming Zone Director for the Middle East & Africa. 

Since June 2016 he has been Chairman of L’Oréal UK and Ireland.