James Harmer

Planning & Innovation Strategy Leader at Cambridge Design Partnership


James leads insight and innovation projects across major food and drink clients, with responsibility for ‘joining up the dots’ between consumer needs and breakthrough packaging innovations.

James has over 25 years of experience in the branding and packaging design industry, working for leaders in brand consulting and design, such as Landor Associates and Design Bridge. In addition to this, his experience has included developing brand communications and delivering major packaging innovation for global FMCG companies such as Unilever, Nestle and PepsiCo to name but a few.

James continues to help clients tackle their biggest challenges, with a resolute passion for improving brands and businesses, by overcoming the barriers and unlocking opportunities to move toward a sustainable circular economy.