The British Beauty Council champions accelerating the growth of the beauty industry by establishing funding visibility and access, launchpad structures and mentorship. This is supported by an eco-system of partnerships with experts and leading businesses.  

Recognising the culture of creativity and innovation, the Council helps nurture entrepreneurship, collaboration and sustainable practices by using its unique access to business, associations, advisory board members and patrons to create forums, funds and events to support a brighter future.

Pillar President:

Renee Parker

Renee Parker

Co-Founder and Director of Strategy, Invinci Group

 

Renee leads the strategic advisory practice for premium brands and investors shaping their global Amazon and marketplace strategies. Prior to Invinci, Renee led Amazon UK’s Premium Beauty business for four years where she drove business development, category strategy and top pan-EU vendor performance.

Renee is an Operating Partner at the beauty-focused European Private Equity Fund, Cedar Bridge. She is active in the start-up community as an angel investor and advisor, focused on female and underrepresented founders, and serves a range of start-ups as a Huckletree Ambassador. She holds her Diploma in Cosmetic Science from the UK Society of Cosmetic Scientists, of which she is an active member. She is frequently featured as a keynote speaker and panellist (INNOCOS, IMF, Amazon Beauty x British Vogue, Beauty Tech London, Beauty Matter, Professional Beauty London, D2C Live, etc) and has served as a Special Jurist for Cosmoprof Bologna Awards. Renee was identified as a Top 100 Female Entrepreneur to Watch in 2022 by The Telegraph.

Renee earned her MBA in Finance from The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. Before joining the beauty industry, Renee pursued a decade-long career in impact investing and emerging markets sales and trading at J.P. Morgan, New York, and Deutsche Bank, London.

 

Beyond Beauty Advertising Excellence

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The Beyond Beauty Advertising Excellence learning path is a training course created by the Meta Beauty team, in association with the British Beauty Council.

We have created this training course for small and medium-sized business to make sure teams have the knowledge to create best in class campaigns for your brands, products and services.

The course will cover everything from targeting and creative effectiveness, to how to design measurement studies and beyond.

The Value of Beauty 2023

The Value of Beauty 2023

SUMMARY REPORT

 

Following the initial Value of Beauty report in 2019, the British Beauty Council commissioned Oxford Economics to refresh its analysis of the economic contribution of the beauty industry and how it has evolved over the last three years.

The summary of the report is open-source.

Patrons can gain access to the full report from June 1st:
For patron enquiries contact: diana@britishbeautycouncil.com
For press enquires contact: grace@britishbeautycouncil.com

Read the summary report

How to Become a Brand

Elizabeth Barnett-Lawton hosts this careers talk webinar on how to become a brand. Panel composed of Kate Shapland, Ruby Hammer MBE and Anna-Marie Solowij.

The Business of Beauty

Protecting the Brand, Surviving the Restructuring Challenge
Elevate your Business with Design and Branding

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Chancellor set to reverse limiting angel investor policy following lobbying from British Beauty Council

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