Dr. William Christopfel

Executive Director of Scientific Affairs
Executive Director of Scientific Affairs

Dr. William Christopfel (Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Illinois) has been a major contributor to the success of Bell International Laboratories. As the Director of Scientific Affairs, he oversees all areas of scientific concern. He possesses a deep understanding of chemistry, and a broad knowledge of the chemical foundations of the personal care industry. Dr. Christopfel has created numerous innovative personal care products in addition to developing a multitude of original assay methods for the analysis of active ingredients. In addition to his other responsibilities, Dr. Christopfel is currently spearheading the Long-Term-Exploratory-Research efforts at Bell. Before arriving at Bell, Dr. Christopfel was a Senior Research Chemist at Monsanto Corporation working on catalytic asymmetric synthesis with Dr. William Knowles, a Noble Prize-winning chemist.

Before that he worked as a research associate in the department of Chemistry at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Christopfel has numerous publications in leading scientific journals and several important patents.