In a career that has spanned over three decades Chris Waterhouse has provided Packaging and Supply Chain technical expertise and innovation insight to some of world’s leading Pharmaceutical, Agrochemical and Petrochemical companies.
Chris is Managing Director of iDi Pac and Chairman of the UK Packaging Society; the “Home of Packaging Professionals” which represents over 900 Packaging Professionals across the UK and Overseas. He is also the founder and Managing Director of Digi Leaflet Technologies Ltd; a hi-tech spin-off from iDi Pac Ltd.
Widely recognised as the ‘go to-guy’, Chris is much sought after across the Packaging and Supply Chain Industry and an acclaimed speaker at business conferences and industry events – well known for his technical innovations, practical insights, and leading edge thinking.
Chris’s Brief Career History:
iDi Pac Ltd & Digi Leaflet Technologies Limited, Petersfield, England 2007 to date
Responsible for the strategic direction and success of both businesses, including the professional development of a highly effective and skilled team that solves client product and supply chain challenges through effective design and pragmatically engineered packaging solutions.
The Packaging Society, London England 2016 to date
Responsible for the strategic direction of the Packaging Industries leading membership organisation and developing the foundations for growth, as the industry meets new challenges and moves into a digitally enabled world.
Syngenta AG, Basel Switzerland 1998 to 2007
Head of Packaging Development
Responsible for the Technical Development Team and a $175M technical spend, supporting consolidation and integration of legacy packaging teams, processes and technologies across both Zeneca and Novartis.
Outside of work, Chris is interested in cars, food and drink, rugby…………indeed most sports.