Director and founder Dr Janet Shipton has over 20 years in the packaging industry.

She has gained a broad breadth of design. project management and research experience working in manufacturing, retail, design, academia and fmcg brand ownership. Previous employees include: Carnaud MetalBox, Boots the Chemist, Design Futures, Sheffield Hallam University, Chesapeake and Mondelez International (Formally Kraft/ Cadbury).

Janet’s research interests lie in design for sustainability and how consumers interact with packaging. She is co-author of Designing for Reuse, The Life of Consumer Packaging.

Packknack is a network of talented packaging professionals lead by Janet who can tackle the most ‘wicked’ of packaging challenges.

Whether you are a ‘start-up’ company who needs some clear, straight talking advise and support, an SME who wants to grow their business, or a large multinational who wants some additional design thinking and expertise - please get in touch.