Bruno Campos


Bruno Campos, Unilever

Bruno is an environmental scientist with over 15 years’ experience in Academia and Industry, holding a degree in Biology and a Ph.D. in ecotoxicology and stress ecology. He works in the Safety and Environmental Assurance Centre (SEAC) at Unilever, where he supports environmental safety assurance of the company ingredient portfolio and leads the Environmental New Approaches Methodologies (NAMs)- based safety agenda, besides having an active role in several trade associations. He is the current President of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry- EUROPE, a professional multistakeholder organization dedicated to advancing environmental science and science-informed decision-making through collaboration, communication, education and leadership. Through his multiple activities, he is actively involved in the translation of science to policy, engaging relevant regional, national and International stakeholders to ensure robust science is at the core of regulations with a goal of delivering improved environmental safety.

NextGen Basel 1

Challenges and opportunities for the use of new approach methods within environmental risk assessment of cosmetic ingredients

In this presentation, we will present and discuss challenges and opportunities for the use of New Approach Methodologies within Environmental safety assessment. We will showcase some of the work we have been developing in collaboration with external partners on how to address data requirements on current regulations and frameworks as well as an overview of three case studies demonstrating how mechanistic data benchmarks against more traditional endpoints. We will finalize by discussing opportunities to bring Human Health and Environmental assessments into a common framework which could substantially increase the data availability for safety assessments through cross-talk between these two fields through a mechanistic-based process where Toxicology and Biology are considered.