Dr. Johannes Bergmair
WPO World Packaging Organisation
Dr. Johannes Bergmair studied food- and biotechnology at the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU). He completed his technical master at Institute for Food Technology in the year 1999. His special field within the range of packing is the quality assurance within the Supply chain „food “. In this area – apart from numerous publications in magazines – he finished his doctor thesis at Technical University (TU) Vienna in the autumn 2002. From 2000 to 2016 he was employed at OFI Packaging Institute in Vienna, where he had the position of an institute leader. In 2017 Johannes Bergmair founded his own packaging consulting company named PACK EXPERTS.
Dr. Bergmair holds numerous lectures for packaging technology on several Austrian and German universities, works as court expert for packaging and as an auditor for hygiene management. Dr. Bergmair is member of the Austrian Standardisation Committee “Packaging” and Austrian Board Member of WPO (World Packaging Organisation) since 2011, where he also held the function of WPO’s Vice President for Sustainability and Food Safety. Since 1.1.2018 acts as a General Secretary of WPO.