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Directory of Paper Based Packaging Associations

Directory of Paper Based Packaging Associations

CEPI (Confederation of Paper Industries)

DIRECTOR GENERAL : JORI RINGMAN

Jori Ringman, Director General, CEPI
Jori Ringman is an expert in sustainability, environment, circular economy and consumer protection. Jori was appointed Director General by CEPIs Board in June 2019.  Prior to joining CEPI as Recycling Director in February 2005, he was a civil servant in the European Commission. He has also worked in the European Parliament Environment Committee as a political advisor (1999 – 2004), as a journalist and editor in Finland, and as Secretary General of a parliamentary group in the Finnish National Parliament in Helsinki.  Mr. Ringman has a background in Economics, Econometrics and Business Management and broad experience in communications, public administration and politics. He also holds an MSc in Environmental Decision-making.
You can contact Jori in English and Finnish.

Phone number: +32-2-627.49.19

Email: j.ringman@cepi.org

Twitter: @RBJori

SUSTAINABILITY DIRECTOR:  ANNA PAPAGRIGORAKI

Anna Papgrioraki, Sustainability Director, CEPI

Responsibility: Environment, Food Contact, Packaging.

Anna is currently Sustainability Director, responsible for issues relating to environment and consumer protection, with particular concern for packaging and food contact. Prior to joining CEPI in December 2019, she worked as a senior EU Advisor in Brussels.

RAW MATERIALS DIRECTOR : ULRICH LEBERLE

Responsibility: Recycling, secondary raw materials, certification, standards, forest issues.

Ulrich joined the Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI) in November 2005. Having held several positions in the area of raw materials at CEPI, his responsibilities in his current role of Raw Materials Director include the availability of raw material both from forestry and recycling and the policies impacting them.

Phone number: 32-2-627.49.23

Email: u.leberle@cepi.org

CITPA (International Confederation of Paper and Board Converters in Europe)

SECRETARY GENERAL: ANGELIKA CHRIST

Responsibility: Finance, administration, membership

Phone number: 32-2-626.98.31

Email: angelika.christ@fefco.org

DIRECTOR: KRASSIMIRA KAZASHKA

Responsibility: Management of Environment and Product Safety Committees and related projects

Phone number: +32 (0)2 6269836

Email: info@citpa-europe.org

ECMA (European Carton Makers Association)

MANAGING DIRECTOR : MIKE TURNER

Mike Turner, Managing Director, ECMA

Responsibility: Member of Management Team of Executive Committee, Secretary of Association Development Committee and Business Development Committee

Phone number: +44 7789 397615

Email: mturner@ecma.org

OPERATIONS MANAGER: BARBARA GINTER

Responsibility: Secretary of Marketing & Communications Committee and assists Business Development Committee

Phone number: +31 70 312 39 11

Email: bginter@ecma.org

TECHNICAL ADVISOR: JAN CARDON

Responsibility: Secretary of Technical Committee
Technical Advisor

Phone number: +31 70 312 39 11

Email: jan.cardon@ecmabel.be

PRO CARTON (Association of European Cartonboard and Carton Manufacturers)

GENERAL MANAGER: TONY HITCHIN

Responsibility: Management of Pro Carton activities

Phone number: +44 7523 744 591

Email: hitchin@procarton.com

MARKETING ADVISOR : SUZANNE McEWEN

Responsibility: Advice on Marketing projects

Phone number: +43 676 4244637

Email: mcewen@mcewen.at