Lovell wins lifetime achievement award

Professor Harry Lovell has been recognised with a lifetime achievement Worldstar Packaging Award.

The Australian Professor has held important positions throughout the country in both educational and business roles, including as a Government advisor, and Emeritus Professor.

The Worldstar Packaging Organisation says, “Professor Harry Lovell has practically devoted his entire life to furthering education. His prime focus has been to impart knowledge and teach others. Harry was instrumental in reinvigorating the Australian Institute of Packaging not only as an educational body but also a business unit during his two terms as National President in 1990s.

“The development of a successful suite of educational and technical solutions for members was underpinned through the establishment of a successful collaborative network between leading packaging technologists across Australia and also leading firms focused on the manufacture of packaged goods.

“His many appointments throughout his career include Pro Vice-Chancellor Gatton College, University of Queensland 1994-1995, Emeritus Professor since 1995; Director 1991-1995, Professor Department Food Studies 1990, Dean Food Studies Queensland Agriculture College 1981, Principal Lecturer 1978, Head Food Tech and Department Head Faculty of Food Blackpool College Technical and Art 1972, Product Development Manager Cadbury Schweppes Ltd UK 1966, Technical Manager Fisons Foods Ltd (Northern Ireland) 1956, former Australian Governmental Ministerial Adviser as well as Adviser to Meat and Livestock Association of Australia.

“Harry has sat on various judging panels, published numerous articles on food technology and packaging as well as delivering numerous papers across the globe.”

It is not the first time Lovell has been recognised, also receiving an Order of Australia medal in 2008.



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