Chris Waterhouse is Managing Director of iDi Pac Ltd, a member of the Packaging Collective Leadership team as well as a former Chairman of the UK Packaging Society.
Chris has over 30 years’ experience in the Packaging Industry having worked in a variety of roles and sectors; Packaging and Supply Chain strategy, machine operation and maintenance as well as Packaging Innovation and Development in Pharma, AgChem, FMCG, cosmetics and drinks.
Acknowledged as an industry “go to” professional providing support, networking and energy into growing capability in packaging.
Chris’s Employment History is as follows: -
iDi Pac Ltd, Petersfield, England 2007 to date
Passionate in “Solving Current and Future Challenges in Packaging and the Supply Chain. Sustainable solutions for today and tomorrow through a highly effective and skilled team.
Syngenta AG, Basel Switzerland 1998 to 2007
Head of Packaging Development
Responsible for technical Development on a $175mio pa technical spend. Consolidation and integration of legacy packaging team’s post-merger of Zeneca and Novartis AgChem businesses.
Global Fill & Pack Strategy Manager
Responsible for development of the Fill & Pack portfolio with innovation projects globally; USA, Brazil, Asia & Africa.
Gulf Oil (GB) Ltd, Silvertown, London England 1992 to 1998
Responsible for site operations and capital programme
Increased use of SMART technologies has become ever more prevalent in the delivery of healthcare solutions as well as in the electronic delivery of Patient Information (e-PIL) and leaflets (e-leaflets). This course will provide an overview of the current technologies, the patient and societal benefits and some building blocks for the establishment and delivery of e-PIL and SMART strategic initiatives, providing insight as to where organisations may be most significantly impacted.
This course has been designed to present a number of important developments in pharmaceutical packaging and labelling from regulations, standardisation and technology to innovation and artwork origination.