Associates
Associates

Jeremy Plimmer, Associate Consultant

Jeremy Plimmer MCIM, AinstP
Associate Consultant

Jeremy Plimmer is the Secretary General of Product & Image Security Foundation, a United Kingdom based organisation with a worldwide membership of suppliers and users of Security Print and Security Related Packaging. Jeremy has over three decades of experience in the security printing and brand protection industries consulting on topics such as currency production, identification documents and brand protection. His original experience in security related print was gained first hand during his employment as Development Director at high security printer Kenrick & Jefferson Ltd (1964-1996).

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Peter Boswell, Associate Consultant

Peter Boswell MA, PhD, CEng, EurIng
Associate Consultant

Peter has a wide and detailed practical understanding of how to distribute protected version of confidential documents across all types of electronic media. His experience comes from the construction industry where he is a Principal Consultant for FIDIC, the International Federation of Consulting Engineers representing more than million staff working in some 60,000 firms in over 100 countries through national member associations.

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Brain Weeks, Associate Consultant

Brian Weeks BSc, PhD
Associate Consultant

Brian is a specialist in technology-based innovation and a highly experienced strategic consultant & advisor to premier clients & government organisations.

He has wide experience & practical knowledge of disruptive technologies. This includes RFID-based systems, intelligent packaging, emerging wireless communications technologies, positioning & location systems, Electronic Article Surveillance & anti-counterfeiting technologies. With in depth knowledge of many different market sectors he creates value through building an understanding of how to exploit emerging technologies & transform business processes.

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Jeremy Picton-Turbervill, Associate Consultant

Jeremy Picton-Turbervill
Associate Consultant

Jeremy has in depth knowledge and experience of the use of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) and Real Time Location Systems (RTLS) in the UK Healthcare sector to provide both patient safety and efficiency benefits.

Jeremy has over 25 years experience in Information Technology, working in different sectors including: Agriculture, Human Resources, Waste Management, Software Publishing and, for the past 15 years, Healthcare.

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Jon Scott-Maxwell, Associate Consultant

Jon Scott-Maxwell
Associate Consultant

Currently a partner in Asia Gateway, Corporate Advisors, a senior consultant for The Hayes Group International and a director of Euro-Asia Business Advisory developing various business opportunities, all involving Asia Pacific.

30 years experience managing international industrial businesses, most recently as Chief Executive of Delta plc where we transformed the group from selling mostly into stagnant or declining European markets to more than half the sales being made to growing Asia Pacific markets with above average returns.

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John Penhallow, Associate Consultant

John Penhallow MBA
Associate Consultant

With over 25 years experience, John runs a consulting operation based in France, specialising in the packaging / labels industry.

Today, he runs a consultancy operation based in France, specialising in the print, packaging and labels sectors. In addition to its other activities, his consultancy also publishes a monthly e-bulletin of abstracts called Label Press International. John first set up his own consultancy in 1984.

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Dr Peter Hawkes, Associate Consultant

Dr Peter Hawkes BSc, PhD
Associate Consultant

In a long career in research and business development Peter has led teams developing integrated circuit technology, smart cards, biometrics and Radio Frequency Identification (RFID).

He has presented numerous scientific and engineering papers on the results at international conferences. He is the recipient of two awards for lifetime achievement. In further recognition of his engineering achievements he was awarded a Doctorate of Science by the University of Kent in July 2007.

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James Bevan, Managing Director

James Bevan M.I.Mech.E, MBA
Managing Director

James Bevan (M. I. Mech. E, MBA) founded the consulting group Vandagraf International Ltd in 2002. Areas of special competence of the group include: brand protection / counterfeit and piracy deterrence, tamper evidence, anti-theft, supply chains / logistics / RFID, security printing technology, packaging / labels.

James has more than 30 years experience based around the packaging and labelling branded products, of which some 20 years involved being actively engaged in international consulting projects.

He has directed and participated in the research, analysis and writing of numerous single client consultancy assignments as well as multi-client techno-economic reports, continuing to build on skills acquired during several years with the Battelle Institute in Geneva during the early 1980s.

This was followed by a three-year interim management assignment as European Packaging Manager with Energizer / Eveready, also in Geneva, prior to returning to the United Kingdom to join Labels & Labeling Consultancy in 1998.

James started his career with the Metal Box Co. in London as an engineering graduate in 1974, having previously taken his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Southampton. He moved on from Metal Box after seven years to complete an MBA at INSEAD in France.

 
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