Stefan Pryor, Senior Product Manager at James Cropper
Stefan has responsibility for James Cropper’s
paper packaging portfolio across fashion, cosmetics and consumer
electronics, with an expertise in the luxury sector.
role includes the identification of new markets, product development
and end-to-end creation of bespoke, innovative packaging solutions.
Kirsty Taylor, Marketing Director, The Lakes Distillery
Kirsty Taylor has worked across the retail and consumer goods industry for over 20 years with extensive experience within food and drink categories in both Europe and Asia. She plays an instrumental role in leading the brand journey for The Lakes Distillery towards its vision of creating a luxury single malt brand with a global ambition. To be immersed in such a fascinating, complex and dynamic whisky category is her inspiration.
Evelio Mattos, from Package Design Unboxd
Evelio is an industry-recognised packaging design expert known for his ability to engineer strategic user experiences. He combines the physical user experience of unboxing with the visual aspects of graphic design to guide the user to the product and leave a lasting impression of the experience.
Tricia Hartmann, Luxury Packaging - Global Lead at James Cropper
With strong technical expertise in printing, paper and packaging, Tricia is responsible for the development of the luxury packaging offer at James Cropper; driving the take-up of the business’ Tailor Made bespoke services through growing international partnerships with luxury brands.
Charlotte Keesing, Director, Coperate Affairs & International at Walpole
Charlotte Keesing is a Director at Walpole with
responsibility for Corporate Affairs & International working closely
with the CEO across numerous business activities.
Most recently Charlotte has worked to develop Walpole’s corporate
affairs strategy and government relationships, international activities
including the US Trade & Media Delegations to New York, and the new
Future Talent programme focused on engaging luxury brands with schools.
She has established a programme of research, including the luxury
sector’s first UK luxury economic impact study. Over her 13
years at Walpole, Charlotte has worked across the development of events
and networking activities, communications and membership engagement to
create an active community of British luxury brands. Charlotte
was instrumental in the early development and launch of three highly
successful mentorship programmes, including Brands of Tomorrow, CRAFTED
and the partnership with London Business School.