Vice-President Public Affairs Europe, COCA-COLA; Chairman of EUROPEN,
Biography: Hans van Bochove (1963) is Vice-President Public Affairs Europe at Coca-Cola European Partners. Amongst his responsibilities is the company’s packaging recovery policy. He joined the Coca-Cola system in 1998 serving as Director Public Affairs and Communications in The Netherlands for nine years. In this capacity he was responsible for the company’s transition from refillable to non-refillable / recyclable PET bottles. He also developed a sustainability policy and published the first public societal report within the Coca-Cola system. From 2007 to 2011 Hans was Director Public Affairs, Communications and CSR at Starbucks Coffee Company for the Europe, Middle-East and Africa region. He then returned to Coca-Cola in his current role and since March 2017 also serves as Chairman of the European Organization for Packaging and Environment (EUROPEN). Hans holds a master degree in Business Administration from the Erasmus University Rotterdam / Rotterdam School of Management.
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Senior Sustainability Manager,SWAROVSKI
Session Details: Business Meeting 1 - Industry Experts Discussion: Exploring how key industry players are navigating a roadmap for circular packaging 11-03-2020, 9:40 am Business Meeting 9 - Case Study: New approaches by firms in reducing waste 11-03-2020, 5:25 pm View In Agenda
Managing Director,EXPRA EUROPE
Session Details: Business Meeting 8 - Fireside Chat: Collection, sorting, recycling and composting - implications and opportunities in Europe 11-03-2020, 4:55 pm View In Agenda
Managing Director, NVC - Netherlands Packaging Centre,
Session Details: Business Meeting 5 - Workshop: PUMA project -making an end to packaging as an environmental issue worldwide in the coming decade 11-03-2020, 2:20 pm Speaker Hosted Roundtables 12-03-2020, 9:35 am View In Agenda
Director of Consulting – Packaging,GlobalData
Session Details: Chair’s opening remarks: Dominic Cakebread, Director of Consulting – Packaging, GlobalData 11-03-2020, 8:20 am Chair’s opening remarks: Dominic Cakebread, Director of Consulting – Packaging, GlobalData 12-03-2020, 8:50 am Business Meeting 10 - Session One: Packaging Market Overview 12-03-2020, 9:00 am View In Agenda
Head of Packaging- EDP Supplier Quality,DANONE
Head of the packaging quality team in Essential Dairy & Plant Based Division, covering 30 Manufacturing plants , 200 supplier sites for > 1Bln spend.
Extended QFS experience developed in various roles of co-man and supplier management in PepsiCo and Danone, ensuring the right quality standards for materials and suppliers.
Session Details: Speaker Hosted Roundtables 12-03-2020, 9:35 am View In Agenda
Design & Packaging Director Latin-America business,Colgate-Palmolive
Session Details: Business Meeting 15 - Case Study: Digital printing for packaging 12-03-2020, 2:40 pm View In Agenda
Senior Expert, DG Environment,European Commission
Session Details: Special Guest: Status and projections for the Circular Economy Package (CEP) 11-03-2020, 4:25 pm View In Agenda
Circular and Waste Manager of Sustainability,IKEA Group
Biography: Born in Sweden 1962. Finished my studies with a Bachelor in Business and administration. I started to work for IKEA in 1992 in the local Italian purchasing organization. Moved to Sweden in 2000 to the product development and supply chain headquarter of IKEA situated in the small town of Älmhult. Working first with global strategic purchasing and later with product development projects. Since 2008 working with Sustainability, the first years with product related questions and communication and since September 2014 with Resource and Waste management and Circular IKEA for Ingka Group
Session Details: Getting into the mind of the consumer and addressing their needs for circular packaging 11-03-2020, 10:15 am Speaker Hosted Roundtables 12-03-2020, 9:35 am View In Agenda
Creative Buyer for Packaging,Lush Cosmetics
Biography: Nick has been an Ethical Buyer at Lush for seven years, sourcing the most environmentally friendly materials to use in packaging and shop fit-outs. Nick’s packaging remit covers recycled plastics, glass, wood, cork and metal packaging. He has worked on many interesting projects including the use of 1000s of square meters of reclaimed wooden floorboards for shop furniture production and also bringing in a source of wood from Sustainable Forestry and Re-wilding initiatives for use as in-store signage display. Giving the company a fully transparent supply chain whilst also supporting regenerative practices on the ground. Nick is also responsible for introducing natural cork into Lush stores, leading a two year regenerative material project in Portugal. The cork pot is the first customer facing carbon positive piece of mainstream packaging to be released into the market place. He is a keen organic vegetable grower and sits on Lush’s Permaculture and Agroecology Circle which helps fund fledgling projects and demonstration sites around the world to promote this alternative approach to modern monoculture farming.
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Session Details: Business Meeting 4 - Session Three: New Materials and Material Production 11-03-2020, 1:50 pm Business Meeting 6 - Biomaterials vs recyclability 11-03-2020, 2:50 pm View In Agenda
Head of Creative,KIKO Cosmetics
Session Details: Business Meeting 14 - Session Three: Customer focus and engagement 12-03-2020, 1:40 pm View In Agenda
Global Category Manager- Plastic & Liquid Packaging,FrieslandCampina
Session Details: Business Meeting 4 - Session Three: New Materials and Material Production 11-03-2020, 1:50 pm View In Agenda
Session Details: The changing role of designers in the packaging industry 12-03-2020, 4:15 pm View In Agenda
Chief Executive, Child-Safety Packaging Group,
Biography: Stephen Wilkins was educated at Blackrock College, Dublin and The University of Durham Business School where he obtained a Masters Degree in Business Administration. He is a Chartered Scientist, a Chartered Environmentalist and a Fellow of both the Institute of Materials Minerals and Mining and the Royal Society of Arts. He was appointed chief executive of the Child-Safe Packaging Group upon its formation in 1995 and has driven its activities since then. The Child-Safe Packaging Group has been responsible for the design and development of numerous new child resistant packaging designs, in both flexible and rigid packs. Stephen Wilkins advises manufacturers on the development of CR packaging, on the need for that packaging and, in more general terms, he advises clients on strategic marketing issues, usually associated with packaging and its semiotics. In addition he is a director of Davies Development and Testing Limited, a laboratory, accredited by UKAS, to undertake testing of child resistant packaging under various European and International standards. He also sits on a number of BSI and ISO committees concerned with developing standards for packaging, and he chairs two of these. He also acts for clients in the UK in disciplines other than packaging, where he delivers marketing communications consultancy and parliamentary liaison. September 14th 2018 UKAS – United Kingdom Accreditation Service. BSI – British Standards Institute. ISO – International Organisation for Standar
Session Details: Business Meeting 3 - Latest research on safety, child resistant and tamper evident systems and innovative solutions containing recycled content 11-03-2020, 12:00 pm View In Agenda
VP Supply Chain Strategy, Transformation and Sustainability,PepsiCo Europe and Sub Saharan Africa
Session Details: Business Meeting 1 - Industry Experts Discussion: Exploring how key industry players are navigating a roadmap for circular packaging 11-03-2020, 9:40 am View In Agenda
R&D Packaging Team Manager,Britvic Soft Drinks
Biography: Russell is a passionate packaging professional with a well-developed expertise in polymers and sustainable packaging options. He strives to find the very best, holistic, packaging solutions which meet all of the key environmental criteria, guided by data and science rather than perception or misperception! Russell is a chemist by education, completing a Degree and PhD in Polymer Chemistry at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. During that period, he spent time developing the Polyurethane recycling process at Dow Chemicals in the Netherlands and progressing research in polymer characterisation at the Tokyo Institute of Technology. He has since completed a Masters in Advanced Food Manufacture at Nottingham. After 20 years in the Chocolate & Biscuits business with United Biscuits and then pladis, Russell joined Britvic in November last year, where he has been leading the Packaging Technologies agenda and is now focusing on driving the Britvic Packaging Sustainability Strategy.
Session Details: Business Meeting 13 - Sustainable Packaging choices for a brand owner - Navigating conflicting data and priorities 12-03-2020, 11:45 am View In Agenda