Co-op Environment Manager
Having worked for the Co-op for 29 years, Iain is one of retail packaging’s most respected members. His remit is to ensure that the Co-op is “doing the right thing” when it comes to sustainability – encompassing everything from food packaging to food waste. Under his stewardship, the Co-op has made a number of radical changes to the way in which it packages food and produce (below).
Iain chairs WRAP’S Rationalisation of Packaging Committee and is a board member of RECOUP. He is regularly invited to Government forums advising on issues of packaging and the environment. Iain was shortlisted as a finalist in the EDIE Sustainability Leaders Awards 2018 and in May, retail bible The Grocer also named as one of the “Ten Most Powerful People in Packaging”, which was followed by him collecting a prestigious Grocer Gold award for The Green Initiative of the Year in June.