After graduating from Oxford University in the United Kingdom, Geoff spent most of his career working for L’Oréal. Today, he is Chairman of L’Oréal UK & Ireland and a member of the MSF Foundation Board.
Geoff Skingsley is English, and graduated from Oxford University in political sciences, philosophy and economics. He began his career in the marketing department at Procter & Gamble. In 1986, he joined l’Oréal Paris as group leader in London, before going on to become UK Marketing Manager and then General Manager of the Consumer Products Division in the Netherlands in 1990.
In 1994, he moved to India to develop the Group’s activities there. He managed the new subsidiary and a production plant and set up the Consumer Products and Professional Products Divisions. He returned to Europe in 1999 to become Managing Director of l’Oréal UK. In 2004, he was appointed Deputy Director and the following year, Executive Vice-President of Human Resources. In January 2012, he took the helm of the new Africa-Middle East zone. Today he is non-executive Chairman of L’Oréal UK & Ireland and a member of the MSF Foundation Board.