James Bevan - Vandagraf International Limited M. I. Mech. E, MBA INSEAD James Bevan founded Consultancy Group Vandagraf International Limited in 2002. Areas of special competence of the group include: Brand protection / counterfeit & piracy deterrence, tamper evidence, anti-theft, supply chains / logistics / RFID, security printing technology, packaging / labels. He has more than 30 years experience based around the packaging and labelling branded products, of which some 20 years involved being actively engaged in international consultancy projects. He has directed and participated in the research, analysis and writing of numerous single client consultancy assignments as well as multi-client techno-economic reports, continuing to build on skills acquired during several years with the Battelle Institute in Geneva during the early 1980s. This was followed by a three year interim management assignment as European Packaging Manager with Energizer / Eveready, also in Geneva prior to returning to the United Kingdom to join Labels & Labeling Consultancy in 1998. James started his career with the Metal Box Company in London as an engineering graduate in 1974, having previously taken his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Southampton. He moved on from Metal Box after seven years to complete an MBA at INSEAD in France. Specialties: Areas of special competence include: • Brand Protection / Counterfeit & Piracy Deterrence, Tamper Evidence, Anti-theft • Packaging / Labels • Printing technology – Security / conventional / digital • Supply Chains / Logistics / RFID.