Fiona Thompson

Fiona Thompson

Fiona Thompson

Sustainability & packaging consultant

Fiona has extensive experience working within the packaging sector. With five years as a packaging compliance manager where Fiona managed many a number of accounts for large global brands. Fiona supported clients to understand extended producer responsibility (EPR) risk exposures, international compliance requirements and packaging data declarations. In her role at Ricardo, Fiona focuses on packaging compliance, recycling, and sustainability under the current and proposed regulatory framework. Fiona is the packaging technical lead for all audits carried out on OPRL members’ packaging labelling to ensure the current labelling rules are being adhered to and support OPRL members to understand the recyclability of their packaging within the UK context. She has also carried out work with SMEs supported by the Zero Waste Scotland programme to undertake financial models, market assessments, stakeholder engagement, and feasibility studies. Projects have included looking at compostable polyethylene foams and a return/reuse model for beauty products.