Hong Kong Society of Cosmetic Chemists (HKSCC) is affiliate member of The International Federation Societies of Cosmetic Chemists (IFSCC). The HKSCC membership is purely individual, founding at 2003, The Society is an entirely independent, non-commercial and non-profit organization.

The aim of HKSCC is to improve the professional status of cosmetic scientists in Hong Kong and mainland China, encourage education and research, and provide the means for the dissemination and interchange of knowledge pertinent to cosmetic and related sciences.

The Aims of the Society are:

  • To advance the science of cosmetics and toiletries
  • To provide the means for the dissemination and interchange of knowledge pertinent to cosmetic and related sciences
  • To promote high ethical standards in cosmetic science
  • To improve the professional status of members
  • To encourage education and research in cosmetic and related sciences
  • To ensure the long-term viability of the Society
  • To maximize the accessibility of Society activities and encourage participation throughout the profession

The management of the Society is vested in the Council, which consists of the President, the Immediate Past President, the Vice-President, the Honorary Secretary, the Honorary Treasurer, and at least six ordinary members. The policies formed by the Council are supported by active committees: Scientific Programs, Public Relations, Education and General Purposes.

Committee Members:

Mr. Albert Leung, President
Ms. Elaine Chan, Immediate Past President
Ms. Liza Kwan, Vice President
Mr. Gavin Chung, Secretary
Dr. Lisa Tian, Treasurer
Dr. Shuting Hu, Scientific Committee
Dr. Alex Wong, Scientific Committee
Mr. Francis Kwan, Education Committee
Mr. David Chow, Membership Committee
Mr. Johnathan HE, Public Relation Committee


International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists (IFSCC) is a truly worldwide federation dedicated to international cooperation in cosmetic science and technology. Interest in the formation of such an organization crystallized in Paris in 1956 and culminated in the birth of the federation in Brussels, Belgium on September 8, 1959. Today, 47 countries have met the high standards of scientific and educational qualifications of the IFSCC and, as members, support the organization’s aims and programs. The number of individual members in the Federation now exceeds 15,000 and is still growing.

Official Website: www.ifscc.org