Jean-François BRIOIS is the Head of Nestlé Waters’ global R&D efforts on Packaging Material Science and Environmental Sustainability. As part of his current role, he supervises all work on food contact materials, renewable and low carbon packaging materials for the bottled water and beverage categories. Under his leadership, Nestle Waters R&D is developing packaging solutions with superior environmental performance and embedding circular economy principles, both inside and outside Nestlé Waters, while keeping consumers and product quality at the heart of all developments.
Jean-Francois represents Natural Mineral Water Europe as a technical expert in the European PET Bottle Platform and has co-funded the PING work group on the harmonization of NIAS analysis in PET packaging.
Before joining Nestlé Waters in 2008, Jean-François was Technical Director of Tergal Industries and pioneered the development of food grade rPET.
He holds an Ingénieur Degree in Organic chemistry and Analytical Sciences at ESCPE Lyon and a MSc on Petrochemistry at the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology