Our Team

Our team makes us who we are. Their dedication, passion and enthusiasm for all things packaging is reflected by our current position in the market. From technical experts to efficient business managers, each team member has an important part to play. If you’re looking to get to know us a little better browse through our key personnel below.

Directors

KM YEARS: N/A

LIKES: New product innovation that solves our customers' challenges!

DISLIKES: Running late! 

FAVOURITE FOOD: Cheese - all kinds! 

FAVOURITE QUOTE: Stay away from negative people they have a problem to every solution. (Albert Einstein)

Fran Busby
Charles Smithson

KM YEARS: 15

LIKES: Anywhere by the sea. 

DISLIKES: West Bromich Albion. 

FAVOURITE FOOD: Scallops. 

FAVOURITE QUOTE: I do not know anyone who has got to the top without hard work. That is the recipe. It will not always get you to the top, but should get you pretty near. (Margaret Thatcher)

Graham Holding
Justin Hattee

Sales and Marketing

Alan Lockhart

KM YEARS: 7 years.

LIKES: Football and Music.

DISLIKES: Greenwashing.

FAVOURITE FOOD: So many! Just no seafood or offal please.

HOBBIES: Taxi driver (unpaid).

FAVOURITE QUOTE: Life is what happens when you’re busy making plans – John Lennon.

John Shipley
Nigel Down
Pete Ford
Alan Hewitt

KM YEARS: 0

LIKES: Watching Northampton Saints.

DISLIKES: Watching Northampton Saints lose!

FAVOURITE FOOD: Curry.. no Sunday Dinner.. no Pasta – Any food!

INTERESTING FACT: Climbed to 20k ft Mt Everest – Camp 1 – The easier bit!

Matt Read

KM YEARS: 6

LIKES: Anyone who makes my job easier - our copywriter, our design team!

DISLIKES: Forgetting to take bags to the supermarket (often) and the juggling act that follows. 

FAVOURITE FOOD: Fresh bread.

INTERESTING FACT: I've sailed across the Atlantic - twice!

Natalya Barker

KM YEARS:
LIKES: A positive attitude
DISLIKES: Being late!
FAVOURITE FOOD: Tim Tams
HERO: The one and only Tony Modra 

Tammy Spencer

Technical

KM YEARS: 7+

LIKES: Everton. 

DISLIKES: Celery. 

FAVOURITE FOOD: Kleftico lamb. 

FAVOURITE QUOTE: At the end of the day, they cannot chop your legs off. (Author unknown)         

Mark Vernon

KM YEARS: 6

LIKES: Books and Cinema

DISLIKES: Noise

FAVOURITE FOOD: Fresh Bread

HOBBIES: Travel and Photography – Hope to get back to them soon!

Agnieszka Knap

KM YEARS: 7

LIKES: Spending time with friends and family.

DISLIKES: Mondays! 

FAVOURITE FOOD: Anything Lebanese.

FAVOURITE QUOTE: If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one - Dolly Parton.

Kerry Wilson

KM YEARS: 32 

LIKES: Stormy sea/country walks and pubs. Manchester United. 

DISLIKES: Bad manners. Anything honey and lemon. 

FAVOURITE FOOD: Crusty bread with vine tomatoes, garlic and basil. 

HERO: Sir Magdi Habib Yacoub.

Gail Starrs

Customer Service and Procurement

KM YEARS: 20
LIKES: Building relationships with suppliers.
DISLIKES: Spinners of yarns…
FAVOURITE FOOD: I would eat nut roast every day!
FAVOURITE QUOTE: If anything is worth doing, do it with all your heart. (Buddha)

Amanda Taylor
Ann Hau

KM YEARS: 5

LIKES: A good challenge. 

DISLIKES: Winter - it's too cold! 

FAVOURITE FOOD: Garlic bread with mozzarella and spaghetti carbonara.

INTERESTING FACT: Been skydiving and abseiling for charity. 

Katie Puckle

KM YEARS: 7

LIKES: Going to the cinema. 

DISLIKES: Nosy people. 

FAVOURITE FOOD: Looooove fruits! 

FAVOURTE QUOTE: Never say never. (Charles Dickens)

Lily Prisneac
Gudrun Voelkel
Alison King

KM YEARS: 2

LIKES: Combat sports and cake, usually together.

DISLIKES: Spiders and any other creepy crawlies. 

FAVOURITE FOOD: Like Garfield ... Lasagna. 

INTERESTING FACT: I've cut my own hair for the last 2 years.

Konrad Webster

KM YEARS: 0.8

LIKES: Walking my dogs in the sun. 

DISLIKES: Walking my dogs in the rain. 

FAVOURITE FOOD: Anything salted caramel. 

FAVOURTE QUOTE: Treat others how you wish to be treated. (Lou Holtz)

Charlotte Campbell

Finance

KM YEARS: 14

LIKES: Holidays and socialising with family and friends.  

DISLIKES: Ironing and peeling potatoes.

FAVOURITE FOOD: Homemade Lasagne & garlic bread.

Michele Johnson

KM YEARS: 4

LIKES: Wintery seaside days. 

DISLIKES: Bad drivers. 

FAVOURITE FOOD: Pasta is life!

FAVOURITE QUOTE: Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, when one only remembers to turn on the light. (J.K.Rowling)

Rachael Bowie

KM YEARS: 9 months

LIKES: Anything food related. 

DISLIKES: Spending money. 

FAVOURITE FOOD: Pizza, Chinese, Anything sweet. 

Emma Furness

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