Packaging Research and Sustainability Manager @ Barilla G. e R. Fratelli SpA

Giacomo Canali

Born in Parma in 1966, he graduated in Organic Chemistry from University of Parma and in his career has always been in Packaging, covering different aspects. In Gruppo Zambon (Inphardial) as CQ/AQ, then as head of the Packaging Design Office for Bormioli Luigi, and finally in Barilla since 2003, where he took on various roles, from design, to innovation, up to today’s position as Senior Science Manager on the topics of: Food Contact Materials, Research and Sustainability Packaging globally for the Barilla group.

He is part of the following working groups: FREP Leadership Team (EuPC – Food Contact Regulatory Expert Panel), Environment, Sustainability and Technology Committees of the Italian Packaging Institute, CONAI Prevention Group, and is on the board of GSICA (Italian Scientific Group for Food Packaging).