Technical Manager for Cartons Ireland, Westrock-MPS

Alastair has served the Printed Packaging Industry for 44 years. With a background in Graphic Arts, Design and Pre-Press he is currently Technical Manager for Cartons Ireland – the Pharmaceutical carton manufacturing division of his organisation on the Island of Ireland – supporting a team of specialist technical industry primes from across his company’s sites in Ireland. He has worked for WestRock, the current name for his employer, for 37 years.

He is passionate about supporting his customers with their designs and other technical requirements, encouraging and inspiring his colleagues and promoting WestRock whenever possible. He has partnered professionally with Wendy for approximately 8 years in their joint pursuit of Educational Excellence from his business experience perspective, sharing with the student body in the school in an imaginative way many of the elements required by employers demand over and above their academic qualifications.