Innovation Lead Packaging – NESTLÉ
Stefan is a senior creative, innovative marketing and consumer research specialist with 20 years’ Global experience developed working with iconic brands and retailers across the Global Fortune 500.
Casey is an international speaker and contributor at leading industry events as well as publications with extensive expertise and in-depth insight of the Retail and FMCG industry.
CEO and President – ACRIVON
Kristina Masson is CEO and President of Acrivon AB, a biotech company which she co-founded in 2016, and she is currently the COO of the headquarter company Acrivon Therapeutics in Boston, USA. Prior to starting up Acrivon, she worked as a Principal Scientist in cancer biology at Merrimack Pharmaceuticals in Boston. Dr. Masson holds a Ph.D. in Molecular Signaling and a M.Sc. in Biomedicine from Lund University, and did her postdoctoral training at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. In addition to research and entrepreneurship, Dr. Masson has worked with several organizations for women in science and leadership, and has extensive experience in building cross-disciplinary networks.
Founder – SUPERJAM
The Adventures of Jam Boy
In this lighthearted talk, ‘Jam Boy’ will share the story of how he learned his Grandmother’s jam recipes at the age of fourteen in Scotland and went on to launch in thousands of stores around the world. Becoming something of a phenomenon in South Korea, selling through TV home shopping shows and department stores alike, SuperJam’s 100% fruit jams have sold millions of jars. Also the co-founder of the world’s largest craft beer club, Beer52.com, Fraser will share some lessons he has learned in turning him and his friend James Brown’s love of craft beer into one of the UK’s fastest-growing online retailers.
Business Director – JAMES CROPPER 3D Products
Matthew joined James Cropper in 1999 and has held many developmental and improvement based roles within the paper side of the business.
He was instrumental in developing the CupCycling process and later moved into the technology and innovation team. It was here that Matthew was part of the conception of COLOURFORM and ultimately moved into his role as business leader of the latest entity under the James Cropper PLC umbrella.
Sr. Packaging Development Manager – ARLA FOODS
Since more than twenty years Torben has designed and developed structural packaging design for a variety of European brand owners. The creative background and working experience from both agency and packaging manufacturing positions has brought a unique supply chain insight which is fully utilized in his present role at Arla Foods.
Torben is very focused on respecting consumer behaviors in a packaging world dominated by technology.
Marketing Manager – JAMES CROPPER 3D Products
Hannah March is Marketing Manager of James Cropper 3D Products, the most recent business in the James Cropper PLC group, where she led the successful launch of the sustainable paper innovation COLOURFORM™. This innovative business manufactures plastic-free packaging with in house design, tooling and colour matching.
Before joining James Cropper, Hannah worked for Conran Design Group, a global design agency. Whilst there she serviced the global law firm, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. Hannah has held marketing roles further afield in Sydney and in London also.
INDEPENDENT CREATIVE CONSULTANT
Vincent is a specialist in the field of luxury packaging, operating as an independent creative consultant. The former Director of Packaging Design at Burberry, he set-up and led the brand’s packaging design team for 8 years. His achievements include fragrances “My Burberry” and “Mr. Burberry”, and the re-design of the corporate and e-retail packaging.
Vincent has designed for brands including Givenchy, VanCleef and Arpels, Yves St Laurent and Issey Miyake.
Senior Packaging Technologist
MARKS & SPENCER
Kevin´s career has spanned three decades in packaging design and development. He has worked for many of the best known brands in Europe as well as for manufacturers and retailers.
Kevin is a member of the UK government´s Advisory Committee on Packaging and a board member of the On Pack Recycling Label company.