Sustainable Packaging Solutions,

21-22 Feb, 2023 - Bangkok, THAILAND

Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit

About our Event Speakers

We pride ourselves in presenting to you accomplished leaders, authors and advocates with strong track records of achievement and vision in a wide array of backgrounds, professional fields and life experiences. We believe you will benefit from their years of knowledge and experience and also from the latest thinking and innovative processes driving individuals and organizations forward.

Speakers at this Event

Mr. Woody Chan

Mr. Woody Chan

Senior CSR & Sustainability Manager

Foodpanda

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Mr. Woody Chan

Mr. Woody Chan

Senior CSR & Sustainability Manager

Foodpanda

AGENDA SESSION

INNOVATING TOWARDS A CIRCULAR FOOD DELIVERY MODEL WITH REUSABLE PACKAGING

Day 1 [Tue 21, February], at 02:30 PM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/230205/speakers/WoodyChan.jpgAs the Senior CSR & Sustainability Manager of foodpanda Hong Kong, Woody Chan spearheads the company’s mission to become more environmentally and socially responsible while also overseeing its strategy and execution. Since joining in 2020, Woody has focused on reducing foodpanda’s carbon emissions, cutting plastic consumption and promoting sustainable foods, with projects including a Sustainable Restaurant Certification Scheme and a surplus food donation programme. Most recently, Woody has driven foodpanda to partner with WWF-Hong Kong to launch a groundbreaking reusable food packaging pilot - the first of its kind in Hong Kong. On the CSR front, he is dedicated to helping foodpanda give back to the community and improve employee wellbeing.

 

Prior to joining foodpanda, Woody led project development and engagement at CWR, one of Asia’s most cutting edge think tanks on climate and water risks. In this capacity, he has not only built up a portfolio in research and analysis, but has also appeared in various public speaking engagements, from TEDx talks and university seminars to industry forums and panels.

Atty. Marc  Cruz Cox

Atty. Marc Cruz Cox

Stakeholder Relations Director

Coca Cola Beverages Philippines, Inc

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Atty. Marc  Cruz Cox

Atty. Marc Cruz Cox

Stakeholder Relations Director

Coca Cola Beverages Philippines, Inc

AGENDA SESSION

LEADING THE WAY IN THE PHILIPPINES ON SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING AND PACKAGING INNOVATIONS

Day 1 [Tue 21, February], at 10:40 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/230205/speakers/MarcCruzCox.jpgAttorney Marc Anthony Cruz Cox (Marc) is the Director for Stakeholder Relations of Coca-Cola Beverages Philippines, Inc. (CCBPI).
In this role, Marc is responsible for managing and developing strategic partnerships with key stakeholders, including industry groups and foreign chambers, NGOs, local government units, partner communities, and national government agencies to advocate issues of close concern to CCBPI.


In the area of sustainability, Marc is leading the company’s initiatives toward establishing a more robust circular economy for sustainable packaging— as aligned with The Coca-Cola Company’s World Without Waste vision: to collect and recycle 100% of its plastic and can packaging by 2030.


Marc likewise represents CCBPI as a Director in PETVALUE Philippines Corporation— the company’s joint venture with Indorama Ventures Limited of Thailand. PETVALUE Philippines is the country’s first food-grade bottle-to-bottle PET recycling facility which commenced operations recently (2022). Through his leadership, PETVALUE Philippines was granted pioneer investment status by the Philippines’ Department of Trade and Industry -Board of Investments in December 2020, further paving the way for a truly world-class recycling enterprise to be established locally.

 

Marc was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 2006 and started his work as an Associate with the Ocampo and Manalo Law Firm, handling a portfolio of clients which allowed him to hone and sharpen his skills as a lawyer prior to joining the corporate world, with previous stints in the broadcast media industry under the PLDT Group’s Mediaquest Holdings, Inc., and pharmaceutical industry with GlaxoSmithKline Philippines, before joining CCBPI in 2017.


Marc graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) degree from the University of the Philippines in 2005, while obtaining his A.B. Economics degree from the Ateneo De Manila University in 2000, and his primary and high school years being spent in La Salle Green Hills.

Ms. Liu Hui

Ms. Liu Hui

Regulatory Affairs Specialist – Food Contact Materials

Dr. Knoell Consult Shanghai Co. Ltd

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Ms. Liu Hui

Ms. Liu Hui

Regulatory Affairs Specialist – Food Contact Materials

Dr. Knoell Consult Shanghai Co. Ltd

AGENDA SESSION

REGULATORY UPDATE ON FOOD CONTACT MATERIALS IN ASEAN / ASIA

Day 2 [Wed 22, February], at 09:05 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/230205/speakers/LiuHui.jpgMs Liu Hui is a Regulatory Affairs Specialist for Food Contact Materials (FCM) with Dr. Knoell Consult Shanghai Co. Ltd. She is a Food Chemist with more than 4 years’ experience on regulatory affairs of FCM. She is responsible for Research on regulations in China, Japan, South Korea and other Asia-Pacific regions. She has also participated in drafting up of FCM guidelines in China and published FCM regulatory articles on Chinese magazines.

Mr. Anand Subramanian

Mr. Anand Subramanian

COO

EcoSPIRITS

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Mr. Anand Subramanian

Mr. Anand Subramanian

COO

EcoSPIRITS

AGENDA SESSION

TRANSITION FROM SINGLE USE GLASS TO CIRCULAR PACKAGING - A CLOSED-LOOP SYSTEM FOR THE WINE & SPIRITS INDUSTRY

Day 1 [Tue 21, February], at 11:10 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/230205/speakers/AnandSubramanian.jpgAs Chief Operating Officer of ecoSPIRITS, Anand oversees Corporate Strategy, Finance and Accounting, Corporate Finance, Board and Investor Relations and Human Resource functions. Anand will be instrumental in designing, planning and implementing business strategies and long-term plans and establishing policies and procedures that will promote ecoSPIRITS’ culture and vision. Anand will also be responsible for management reporting, controllership and compliance and will act as a catalyst for driving business transformation by linking strategic objectives with financial goals.


In addition, Anand will spearhead all fund-raising activities and board and investor relations. In this role, Anand will work closely
with the CEO in crafting the culture, values and ethos of ecoSPIRITS  o maximize employee potential. Anand has a personal passion for sustainability and will act as one of ecoSPIRITS’ leading advocates for the circular economy and decarbonization.


Prior to joining ecoSPIRITS, Anand was the Head of Corporate Strategy, APAC at Comcast NBCUniversal and responsible for all
business development and M&A activities in APAC region. Anand has over 17 years of experience in Corporate Strategy, Private
Equity, Venture Capital, and Investment Banking.

Mr. Kaushal Shah

Mr. Kaushal Shah

Founder & CEO

envoPAP Limited

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Mr. Kaushal Shah

Mr. Kaushal Shah

Founder & CEO

envoPAP Limited

AGENDA SESSION

IS AGWASTE THE SOLUTION TO MORE SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING IN E-COMMERCE

Day 1 [Tue 21, February], at 04:00 PM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/230205/speakers/KaushalShah.jpgKaushal is the founder and CEO of envoPAP - a company creating innovative and environmentally friendly paper and packaging solutions - to reduce waste and help solve the environmental crisis. He believes abundant agricultural waste (in India) could be better used and provide a solution to several interconnected problems. By using one waste material, envoPAP has created many different products to reduce plastic waste and slow the rate of deforestation. envoPAP’s plug-and-play products are flexible, customisable to client needs, and easily scalable.

 

Kaushal has expanded envoPAP’s operations to over 60 countries, and his products are now used by blue-chip companies across the globe. In that time, EnvoPAP has saved over 1 million trees globally from deforestation, and he hopes to reach 10 million by 2030. In 2019, Envopap secured B Corporation status for envoPAP - one of the most stringent tests globally to prove social and environmental performance. envoPAP is just one of only 5000 companies globally to have achieved this. In 2021, Kaushal was honoured by Forbes magazine in the prestigious '30 Under 30' list for Europe. He is passionate about a work culture of creativity, innovation and openness.

Mr. Ulrik Aunskjær

Mr. Ulrik Aunskjær

Global Industry Director for Bio Specialty Additives

Palsgaard A/S

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Mr. Ulrik Aunskjær

Mr. Ulrik Aunskjær

Global Industry Director for Bio Specialty Additives

Palsgaard A/S

AGENDA SESSION

ANTI-FOG ADDITIVE FOR FOOD CONTACT APPLICATION

Day 1 [Tue 21, February], at 03:30 PM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/230205/speakers/UlrikAunskjaer.jpgUlrik Aunskjaer is Global Industry Director for Bio Specialty Additives at Palsgaard. His focus is to develop and grow the business for plant based additives on a global scale. Target applications are the use as polymer additives in Personal Care and as additives for Feed.

 

Together with his team, Ulrik brings Palsgaard’s key strenghts to the market in the form of strong and dedicated application (R&D) and customer support, helping customers or prospects to find the best possible solution for the problem at hand and to ensure security of supply.

 

Through his background at Danisco, Hercules and DuPont; Aunskjaer developed a broad commercial and technical background from international businesses in leading positions in Sales, R&D, business and product management on a global scale.

 

Ulrik holds a master in chemical engineering from the Danish Technical University as well as an executive MBA in Technology Management from Aalborg University, Denmark.

Mr. Shane Sullivan

Mr. Shane Sullivan

VP - APAC

TIPA Compostable Packaging

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Mr. Shane Sullivan

Mr. Shane Sullivan

VP - APAC

TIPA Compostable Packaging

AGENDA SESSION

NEXT GENERATION OF PLASTIC PACKAGING

Day 1 [Tue 21, February], at 11:40 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/230205/speakers/ShaneSullivan.jpgShane Sullivan has joined TIPA in June 2022 to drive TIPA’s growth in the ANZPAC region and to assist in driving the advancement of the TIPA brand across key sectors.  He is a skilled executive with over 20 years of experience across Sales, Marketing, and Business Development. Prior to TIPA, Shane served in senior roles for Epac, Bunzl and Lyreco.  Shane graduated from Victorian University with a B.A in marketing and is currently completing his MBA with the Australian Institute of Business.

Mr. Lee Jong Hyuk

Mr. Lee Jong Hyuk

Vice President - Green Business Division,

SK Geo Centric

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Mr. Lee Jong Hyuk

Mr. Lee Jong Hyuk

Vice President - Green Business Division,

SK Geo Centric

AGENDA SESSION

IS ADVANCED RECYCLING THE SOLUTION TO PLASTICS WASTE?

Day 1 [Tue 21, February], at 02:00 PM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/230205/speakers/JonghyukLee.jpgMr. Lee was appointed to Loop’s Board of Directors in July 2021.  Currently, he  is serving as Vice President of SKGC’s Green Business Division. Mr. Lee possesses global work experience and has worked for SK Group for over 20 years in various roles.
Mr. Lee holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Chemistry from Hanyang University.

Mr. Arindam Sengupta

Mr. Arindam Sengupta

VP & Head of Procurement APAC

Dole Asia Holdings Pte Ltd

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Mr. Arindam Sengupta

Mr. Arindam Sengupta

VP & Head of Procurement APAC

Dole Asia Holdings Pte Ltd

AGENDA SESSION

ACCELERATING THE TRANSITION TO A CIRCULAR ECONOMY – DOLE INTL’S SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING COMMITMENT, PROGRESS & CHALLENGES

Day 1 [Tue 21, February], at 09:40 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/230205/speakers/ArindamSengupta.jpgArindam Sengupta has Joined Dole in 2018 with a mandate to lead and transform its global procurement organisation and make it ‘Fit for the future”. He is responsible for the transformation & delivery of the global procurement organisation in Dole across Asia for Dole and responsible for shaping the procurement vision and strategy of the company and delivering the Dole vision and promise in its journey to become an iconic brand for the new generations. His responsibility is to develop strong partnerships and collaborate with suppliers, innovators and SMEs, along with small holder farmers in the region to establish a cost effective and resilient supply chain that can benefit all stakeholders and be create the platform for innovation & technology led growth for Dole.

 

His previous background has been in Royal Dutch Shell, where he demonstrated extensive Procurement leadership and business impact over the past 13 years with a proven track record of performance. His previous leadership role at Shell was as Global Procurement leader for their Multibillion annual procurement of Materials, Equipment, Fabrication and EPC services businesses, working with diverse teams and over 30 significant suppliers globally to lead strategic transformation initiatives, manage procurement strategy development, innovation, benchmarking, procurement implementation and maintaining market beating
pricing for the categories in scope.


Prior to working in Shell, Arindam had extensive International Leadership experience across multiple organisations at a regional and global level and have lived in 7 countries across 3 continents. Arindam holds a MBA degree in Finance & Strategy with Distinction from University of Oxford, an MBA degree in Marketing from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, and a
Bachelor Degree from the Indian Institute of Technology in Kharagpur.

Mr. Vo-Kien Trung

Mr. Vo-Kien Trung

Head of ASIA R&D Packaging Dev Ice Cream Category

Unilever

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Mr. Vo-Kien Trung

Mr. Vo-Kien Trung

Head of ASIA R&D Packaging Dev Ice Cream Category

Unilever

AGENDA SESSION

SUSTAINABLE TRENDS FOR ICE CREAM PACKAGING

Day 2 [Wed 22, February], at 09:35 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/230205/speakers/VoKienTrung.jpg

Mr. Niwat Athiwattananont

Mr. Niwat Athiwattananont

Technology & Product Development Director

SCG Chemicals Company Limited

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Mr. Niwat Athiwattananont

Mr. Niwat Athiwattananont

Technology & Product Development Director

SCG Chemicals Company Limited

AGENDA SESSION

FUTURE OF SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING AND PREFERRED MATERIALS CHOICES /PACKAGING SOLUTONS

Day 1 [Tue 21, February], at 09:10 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/230205/speakers/NiwatAthiwattananont.jpgNiwat is a chemical engineer with a Master of Science in Petrochemical Technology. He has over 30 years of experience in the fields of petrochemical technology and polyolefin polymers. He currently in charge of  SCG Chemical's Innovation Center for Research, Technology, New Product and Application Development. Global collaboration with partners, brand owners, and customers.

Concerning sustainability, Niwat serves as a chairman of SCGC's Innovation& Circular Economy Committee, where he is responsible for leading enterprise-wide strategy, roadmap, and performance execution in this area. Niwat also serves on the advisory board of the Petroleum and Petrochemical College of Chulalongkorn University.

Ms. Samantha Thian

Ms. Samantha Thian

Snr. Manager, Sustainability – APAC & MEA

Electrolux S.E.A Pte Ltd

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Ms. Samantha Thian

Ms. Samantha Thian

Snr. Manager, Sustainability – APAC & MEA

Electrolux S.E.A Pte Ltd

AGENDA SESSION

Chairman’s Introduction

Day 2 [Wed 22, February], at 09:00 AM

CHALLENGING REGULATORY LANDSCAPE OF SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING IN ASIA

Day 1 [Tue 21, February], at 01:30 PM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/230205/speakers/SamanthaThian.jpgSamantha is Senior Manager, Sustainability - APAC & MEA at Electrolux. Samantha works on Electrolux’s 2030 For The Better goals and supports sustainability initiatives in Electrolux for APAC & MEA.

 

In parallel, Samantha sits on the Packaging Partnership Program in Singapore through her role as Deputy Sector Group Leader to support the industry transition towards the nationwide EPR by 2025. She is also part of the Climate Action Singapore Alliance.
Samantha currently holds a master degree in environmental management from the National University of Singapore, and has worked across a breath of sustainability industries ranging from FMCG, NGOs and consulting.

Dr. Ajay Kumar Nema

Dr. Ajay Kumar Nema

Head CC Film – R&D Centre

Constantia Flexibles

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Dr. Ajay Kumar Nema

Dr. Ajay Kumar Nema

Head CC Film – R&D Centre

Constantia Flexibles

AGENDA SESSION

ACHIEVING SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING SOLUTION: NEED FOR THE HOURS -> 360° APPROACH

Day 2 [Wed 22, February], at 10:05 AM

Afternoon Chairman's Introduction

Day 1 [Tue 21, February], at 01:25 PM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/230205/speakers/AjayKumarNema.jpgDr. Ajay K Nema completed his PhD in Polymer Science in 2002. He worked as an Associate Professor at CIPET, Govt of India from 2004 to 2014, and joined Constantia Flexibles in 2019 as Head of Competence Centre - Films in India. Having 20 years of rich experience and expertise in Polymeric Martials and Flexible Packaging and now working in sustainable packaging filed.

Ms. Wincy Cheng

Ms. Wincy Cheng

Sustainability Director of Global Operations

Knoll Printing & Packaging

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Ms. Wincy Cheng

Ms. Wincy Cheng

Sustainability Director of Global Operations

Knoll Printing & Packaging

AGENDA SESSION

KNOLL ECOFORM MOLDED PULP & THE FUTURE OF PAPER-BASED PACKAGING SOLUTIONS FOR COSMETICS & BEAUTY PRODUCTS

Day 2 [Wed 22, February], at 11:00 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/230205/speakers/WincyCheng.jpgWincy joined Knoll Printing and Packaging in 2017 and leads Knoll's global sustainability initiatives. As the sustainability director of global operations, she works to develop and implement the company's sustainability strategies. Wincy's effort led Knoll to receive Ecovadis Gold, FSC Chain-of-Custody certification and is recognized as United Nations Global Compact LEAD for 3 consecutive years. Wincy is committed to strike a balance between sustainability and aesthetics of luxury packaging to create a new standard in our industry.

 

She holds 2 master degrees from the University of Hong Kong: Master of Science in Environmental Management and Master of Social Science in the field of Corporate Environmental Governance. With her knowledge and experience, Wincy is actively advocating for sustainability advancement in the greater business community by being involved in global sustainable initiatives, such as the United Nations Global Compacts where she participates in action platforms and working groups

Ying Staton

Ying Staton

Chief Sustainability Officer

Plastic Energy

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Ying Staton

Ying Staton

Chief Sustainability Officer

Plastic Energy

AGENDA SESSION

Chairman’s Introduction

Day 1 [Tue 21, February], at 09:00 AM

PROFILE

Will update soon
Ms. Vara-Anong Vichakyothin

Ms. Vara-Anong Vichakyothin

Director

Universal Biopack Co., Ltd

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Ms. Vara-Anong Vichakyothin

Ms. Vara-Anong Vichakyothin

Director

Universal Biopack Co., Ltd

AGENDA SESSION

ZERO-WASTE PACKAGING FROM BAMBOO & CASSAVA

Day 2 [Wed 22, February], at 12:00 PM

PROFILE

Will update soon