SCI Member Dr Caroline Cordery is to receive the prestigious Lampitt Medal, it was announced recently by the SCI Awards Committee. Named after past SCI World President Leslie Lampitt (1887–1957), the medal recognises major contributions to the Society in more than one area of activity. Caroline will receive the medal on 10 June 2005 at SCI HQ in London’s Belgrave Square.
As former Chair of the SCI Liverpool Group, a member of Council, and past Chair of the Sections Support Committee, Caroline has worked hard in each of these roles to promote her vision of the Society and ways to achieve its aims.
Caroline also held the Chairmanship of SCI's Image & Identity Working Party (1998-2001). It was this work that lead to the rebranding of SCI and the new logo and tag-line, which she sees as one of her major contributions to the Society.
Since joining Unilever in 1977 after obtaining degrees in biological and microbial chemistry, she has been employed in a variety of roles, mainly based at Port Sunlight in England’s northwest, but with stints in Thailand and India. She was Skin Technologist within the Home & Personal Care Application Unit from 1997 and 1999. She is currently working in Manufacturing Hygiene, Bioscience, Port Sunlight with a responsibility for ensuring hygienic security (preservation) of Unilever Home & Personal Care products world-wide.
Caroline is an avid water-skier with a keen interest in animals, gardening, travel and aviation.