Pharmacist (National University of Colombia) with a Master degree in Sustainable Development (EOI Business School, Madrid) and specialization studies in Marketing, Cosmetic Science and Neuromarketing. John has 28 publications in scientific journals and a book chapter in cosmetic formulation. Maison G de Navarre Prize (IFSCC 2004), Henry Maso Award (IFSCC 2016) and best scientific papers at Colamiqc Ecuador 2009, Colamiqc Brazil 2013 and Farmacosmética Colombia 2014. He has been speaker at international conferences in Europe and Latin America. Since 2013 he writes the column on market trends in Cosmetics & Toiletries Brazil magazine. He is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of Cosmetics & Toiletries of USA. President of Colombian Cosmetic Association - Bogota’s chapter 2017-2019. Currently is Senior Exploration Scientist at Belcorp Colombia.