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Speakers announced for London Packaging Week

With just a few more days before London Packaging week, the full line-up of speakers has been announced.

The new event makes its debut at the London Olympia on 21 and 22 September, with the three best known shows from the packaging world – PCD, PLD and Packaging Première – combined.

The talks programme will see nearly 50 experts and industry figures discussing topics such as sustainability strategies, innovative materials and consumer trends. 

The desired outcome of the event in general is for attendees to feel better equipped ahead of their packaging journeys, especially through the influential speakers providing essential guidance.

The full list of confirmed speakers is below:

  • Bethany Whymark (editor, Whisky Magazine)
  • Amy Nelson Bennett (co-CEO, Positive Luxury)
  • Angelo De Visser (global head of sales, The English Tea Shop)
  • Anna Weinrich (senior strategy manager, WIN Agency)
  • Becky Stones (founder and creative director, Good by Design Studio)
  • Ben Patten (founder, Good Club)
  • Caroline Wynn-Davies (head of operability and stakeholder engagement, collection and packaging reform delivery, environmental quality, DEFRA)
  • Catherine Conway (founder, Unpackaged)
  • Chris White (founder, This Way Up)
  • Claire Shrewsbury (director insights and innovation, WRAP)
  • Craig Barnes (Elmwood London executive creative director, Mars)
  • Dani Novick (director, Mercury Search & Selection)
  • David Richardson (regulatory and commercial affairs director, WSTA)
  • Dewi Pinatih (head of product design, design journalist, Stylus)
  • Eleanor Dinnadge (senior corporate manager, Canopy Planet)
  • Fred Lill (owner/director, Lil Packaging)
  • Freddie Joosten (environment policy manager, WSTA)
  • Gabriella Beyer-King (client services director, Appetitie Creative)
  • Gemma Hembrow (consumer marketing, WRAP)
  • Gillian Garside-Wight (director of consulting, Sun Strategy E-Halo)
  • James Melia (director, Blond)
  • Jane Bevis (Executive chair, OPRL)
  • Jean-Dominique Andreu (consultant, XO Consulting)
  • Jenny Stanley (founder and managing director, Appetite Creative)
  • Jo Barnard (founder and creative director, Morrama)
  • Joerg Rhoden (senior consultant, WIN Agency)
  • John Paul Grogan (product director, Frugalpac)
  • Kelly Mackenzie (creative director and founder, White bear Studio)
  • Laura Perryman (CMF designer and trend forecaster, Colour of Saying)
  • Léa Berger (creative lead, Morrama)
  • Martin Kersh (executive director, Food Packaging Association)
  • Michael Nolte (senior vice president creative director, Beautystreams)
  • Natasha Samek (strategy director, Butterfly Cannon)
  • Neil Farmer (founder, Farmer Associates)
  • Neil Tully, founder and creative director, Amphora Design)
  • Nigel Ritchie (creative director, Echo)
  • Oliver Harry (communications & PR manager, Encirc)
  • Patrick Schmitt (editor-in-chef, The Drinks Business)
  • Paul Hamilton (head of wine & spirits, Hunter Luxury)
  • Paul Jenkins (founder, ThePackHub)
  • Peter Collins (team leader of digital delivery & collection and packaging reforms, environmental quality directorate, DEFRA)
  • Rachel Gray (head of behaviour change, WRAP)
  • Rob Hollands (managing director, SharpEnd)
  • Rosie Sharp (creative partner, plastics and packaging, Hubbub)
  • Russell Smith (global brand lead, Greenall’s)
  • Stefan Casey (innovation lead, Nestlé)
  • Stefano Pistoni (senior manager, business development in wine, spirits & beverage, UPM Raflatac)
  • Stuart Chidley (co-founder, Beauty Kitchen)
  • Terry Cole (creative director, Graphic Brands Ltd)
  • Vincent Villeger (creative director, designer: luxury and beauty packaging, Vincent Villeger)


16 September 2022 - Bradley Weir