Emily ContrerasUnit Head - Cosmetics
Emily Contreras is the Head of the Cosmetics Unit in the Consumer Product Safety Directorate at Health Canada. She has been working for the Government of Canada in the field of cosmetic regulation since 2002, beginning as a scientific evaluator of cosmetic ingredients. In 2006, she moved on to regulatory and policy aspects of the Cosmetics Program, becoming Unit Head in 2014. Emily holds an MSc in Human Biology & Nutritional Science from the University of Guelph.