Manager - Supply Chain Sustainability Innovation, Meat & Livestock Australia
Doug McNicholl is a beef producer and a research and development program manager experienced in livestock production, technology development, project development and business administration. Currently, Doug is Supply Chain Sustainability Innovation Manager at Meat & Livestock Australia, providing research, development and innovation services to the Australian red meat industry. His focus is on initiatives that maintain consumer and community support for the red meat industry and increase profitability in a sustainable manner. Investment areas include developing technologies and practices with value propositions for improved management of natural resources, energy, greenhouse gas emissions and waste streams. Doug’s previous roles include R & D Program Manager at Australian Meat Processor Corporation, as well as various renewable energy project development roles in the UK.
Panel: The rise of the Mindful Consumer: Consumer demands driving change in packaging and processing
How do I reduce waste? Where does it come from? Is it safe? How was it made? Is it kind to the environment? These are the questions an increasing number of consumers are asking during the purchasing process. This panel discussion and Q & A session lead by Lindy Hughson from PKN magazine will address the impact of the mindful consumer and the implications for the packaging and processing industry.