About Craig Ballard
Craig Ballard is a packaging specialist working within the packaging team within the Food Manufacturing Technologies Department at Campden BRI. In 2016, Craig completed a level 5 Diploma in Packaging Technology with IOM3 and has a wide range of experience with packaging materials including plastics, glass, paper and board, alternative materials along with a specific focus on metal-related packaging and defects.
Craig joined Campden BRI in 2013 within the packaging team and has since worked on various projects including longer-term research projects (UK and EU), troubleshooting projects, packaging advice and consultancy working directly with companies. Craig has been involved in delivering packaging training for companies on and off-site and presents specific packaging materials on internal training courses. In 2019, Craig became the project manager for a member-funded research project titled ‘Technical challenges associated with reducing or replacing single-use plastic’.
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