Dr Linda Wainwright

Dr Linda Wainwright



Job title

Senior Biologist and Project Leader (R&D)



Dr Linda Wainwright studied for her BSc and PhD at the University of Newcastle (1988-1994) and has an interest in cell biology and in vitro models of the skin and hair. Over the last 10 years Linda has worked as a Senior Biologist and Project Leader at Unilever R&D in the area of 'Beauty From Within' and is a great advocate of the benefits of the diet on health and appearance. On any given day, two billion people use Unilever products to look good, feel good and get more out of life. With more than 400 brands focused on health and wellbeing, no company touches so many people’s lives. Unilever's portfolio ranges from nutritionally balanced foods to indulgent ice creams, affordable soaps, luxurious shampoos and everyday household care products. Unilever produces world-leading brands including Lipton, Knorr, Dove, Axe, Hellmann’s and Omo, alongside trusted local names such as Blue Band, Pureit and Suave. Innovation is key to progress, and through cutting-edge science Unilever is constantly enhancing its brands. Unilever invests around €1 billion every year in R&D around the world.