Bruce Funnell
Bruce Funnell
Packaging Lead, Global Confectionery
Nestlé

Bruce is responsible for developing and driving Nestlé’s packaging technology research and development strategy for their global Confectionery business. Brands include KitKat, Smarties, Aero, Milky Bar, Rowntree and many more. Bruce’s Packaging career spans 35+ years. He is a Fellow of IOM3 – Packaging Society (FIMM), a member of the Science Advisory Group to FERA, UK and Chairs an Industry Skills Partnership leading a new Packaging Professional degree apprenticeship. Bruce strives to create tomorrow’s packaging today, with breakthrough, sustainable innovation, such as the recent transition of the entire Smarties range from plastic to paper, removing >400 tons of single use plastic per year.