Judging

At the UK Packaging Awards, we are very proud of the panel of judges we bring together every year to scrutinise the many entries to the awards. We are equally proud of the judging process, which has developed over the years to ensure impartiality and fairness throughout the process.

The Judging Process
The UK Packaging Awards are judged on a single day at the University of West London on a date after the entry deadline has passed. The panel is split into teams to allow each judge to concentrate on categories within their field of expertise. Judges score every entry individually, based on the criteria and required information needed for each category. The total scores are then calculated to find out who the winners are. For the Quality Awards, the person who has produced the packs remains anonymous, ensuring that judging is purely based on the quality of the pack, and not the company behind it. 

Meet the judges

Global Packaging Sustainablity Manager
Pepsi Lipton JV
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Technical Liason Manager
MPMA
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Sustainable materials specialist
WWF
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Independent
Innovation Lead for Packaging, NPTC Confectionery
Nestle
Head of Packaging, NPTC Confectionery
Nestle
Freelance journalist
The Write Stuff
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Partner and manager - packaging and reprographics
Waitrose
Senior packaging technologist
M&S
Executive director
Foodservice Packaging Association
Director and Chief Executive
MPMA
Global packaging director
RB
Independent
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Packaging Consultant
PII
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Head of Packaging M&A
Moorgate
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Non Exec Director
MPMA
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Chief Executive
The Packaging Federation
Owner
IHS Solutions
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Independent
Principle Scientist, RDQI - Global Packaging
Mondelez
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Head of Packaging
Pret
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Editor
Packaging News
Packaging Innovation & Technical Lead, Gum, Mints & Fruity Confections
Mars Wrigley Confectionery
Commercial manager
Glass Technology Services
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Project & Portfolio Manager
Muller Dairy
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Chief Executive
BCMPA
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Consultant
Independent
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Consultant
Independent
Senior Packaging Manager – Fresh & Packaged
Tesco
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Membership development and marketing
BCMPA
Premier Foods Senior R&D packaging development manager - grocery
Premier Foods
Chief Executive Officer
Industry Council for Packaging and the Environment - INCPEN
Non-Executive Director
OPRL Ltd