Jeremy Plimmer

Jeremy Plimmer

MCIM, AinstP

Associate Consultant

Jeremy Plimmer is the Secretary General of Product & Image Security Foundation, a UK-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

Peter Boswell

MA, PhD, CEng, EurIng

Peter has a wide and detailed practical understanding of how to distribute protected versions 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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Brian Weeks

Brian Weeks

BSc, PhD

Associate Consultant

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

He has wide experience and practical knowledge of disruptive technologies. This includes RFID-based systems, intelligent packaging, emerging wireless communications technologies, positioning and location systems, Electronic Article Surveillance, and 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 and transform business processes.

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Jeremy Picton-Turberville

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

Jon Scott-Maxwell 

BSc, ISM

Associate Consultant

Currently serves as Senior Consultant of Bangkok & London at The Hayes Group International, Inc. Jon was 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.

Jon has 30 years' experience managing international industrial businesses, most recently as Chief Executive of Delta plc where the group was transformed 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

John Penhallow

MA, MBA

Associate Consultant

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

Peter Hawkes

BSc, PhD

Associate Consultant

Over 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

James Bevan

M.I.Mech.E, MBA

Managing Director

James Bevan founded the consulting group Vandagraf International Ltd in 2002. 

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.