About this event
Guest Speaker: Tom Hallam - European Project Director for Packaging Consultancy, Smithers
Is environmental sustainability a key focus within your business this year?
Given the increasing consumer demand for it – it should be. Consumers are keen to know what businesses are doing to protect our planet, and this affects brands and convertors alike.
Let sustainability subject matter experts help you advance your ambitions with our sustainability events featuring experts, thought leaders, and representatives from across the packaging industry who give their take on how businesses can successfully turn the dial on sustainability.
This first virtual coffee break session will provide Smithers' expert headline overview on the major drivers and trends impacting on the development of sustainable packaging, with an outlook over the next ten years :
Tom is Project Director – Packaging at Smithers, where he provides custom market consultancy for clients across the value chain. Tom is an award winning innovator with 23 years industry experience, initially working in the consumer products sector with Reckitt Benckiser and for the last 15 years in the paper and packaging industries in environmental, market insight and innovation roles with; BillerudKorsnäs, DS Smith and UPM Kymmene. Originally Tom was focused on market and consumer insight and is now focussed on sustainability research including the low carbon and circular economy, and the impact of supply chain changes on the environment.
Jan De Roeck is highly respected and trusted for his insight in the graphic arts industry and his level of understanding of customer workflows and market requirements. He is a frequently asked speaker at industry events and represents Esko at different professional trade associations.
The Esko product portfolio supports and manages the packaging and print processes for brand owners, retailers, designers, premedia and trade shops, packaging manufacturers, and converters.
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