Packaging Board Training Advisory Group

Members of the Committee



Ian Davis - Chairman
Ian has been a member of the Packaging Society (previously the IOP) for over thirty years. He is one of the few members who joined the society due to his involvement as a paperboard manufacturer. He worked for the Stora group in the UK for 25 years, rising to the position of Mill Manager. For the past 18 years he has run his own companies covering consultancy and extensive lecturing in packaging and papermaking. His most recent company in his portfolio is as a training provider for Corrugating Apprenticeships, delivering the Technical Certificate courses. He has a BSc degree in Paper Technology, is a Fellow of the Institute and Chairman of the Scottish Packaging Society. 

Dr Lynn Gabrielson
Lynn is a materials scientist with an interest in polymers. She has a first degree from Leeds University and a PhD from Brunel University. She has worked in the polymer industry and in electronics. Since 1994, she had been teaching at Brunel University.

Lynn currently works part time and is responsible for the technical modules and dissertation supervision of the Masters programme in Packaging Technology Management. This includes face to face teaching and distance learning student support.

As well as the hard science of packaging materials, she enjoys the softer sides such as new product development, marketing and consumer safety.

Lynn is involved in developing and running CPD courses in packaging at Brunel under the DesignPlus logo, offering a range of courses aimed at designers needing technical knowledge and packaging technologists wanting to keep their skills updated. 

David Harding Brown
Creative Services Director at 1CHQ

David is Commercial and Technical Director at 1HQ Brand Agency in Windsor. Hugely experienced Creative Services professional with a solid background in delivering brand implementation on a global scale. CSR-P, IOM3 and Packaging Society member, passionate about delivering ROI and tangible benefits to both brand owners and communities. 

Helen Taylor
Operations and Technical Manager
Cardiff Metropolitan University

Ian Morris
Ian has a wealth of experience in packaging and is a leading light of the IOM3 Training Academy and Packaging Society's educational programme, delivering Diploma and Certificate courses at venues across the region.