Community Affairs and Sustainability Manager, Coca-Cola HBC Ireland

Gillian Shields is Community Affairs and Sustainability Manager with Coca-Cola HBC Ireland and Northern Ireland a position she has held since November 2016. In this role she managed the delivery of the businesses sustainable packaging strategy driving a renewed focus on the packaging lifecycle – from how bottles and cans are designed and made, to how they’re recycled and repurposed.

Gillian joined the business in 2003 and has worked in various Public Affairs and Communications roles within Coca-Cola Hellenic.

A past Chair of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations, Gillian and has over 15 years’ experience in public relations, communications, corporate affairs, social responsibility and event management.