Colm joined Repak Ltd in 2007 as a Packaging Technologist and now has overall responsibility for the Membership management team. Colm holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Trinity College Dublin, an MSc in Packaging Technology from Loughborough University and is a Chartered Scientist and Environmentalist through the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining.
Colm has extensive experience in production related industries, particularly in the Packaging Technology sector with previous roles including Quality Technologist with Danone and Packaging Technology Manager with the Jacob Fruitfield Food Group. In this role he managed all aspects of packaging from initial design though use, recovery and disposal.
At Repak, Colm and his team provide advice on packaging design, packaging waste management, packaging statistical management and a schedule of training services to Members. Colm also manages the Packaging Waste Prevention programme, which provides advice to member companies on packaging optimisation and reduction initiatives.