Our team

Our people are at the heart of our business, and we pride ourselves on bringing the very brightest talent in each of our specialist areas into our team. Each project team is built around each client’s specific needs, but you can meet some of the experts you could find yourself working with here:

Paul Bean

Group Managing Director

Paul joined Sun Branding Solutions in 1989 and over the next ten years progressed from technical support to the position of production manager, adding the responsibility for information technology and client services before becoming an associate director in 1998 and operations director in 2000.

Guy Douglass

Managing Director

Guy Douglass is Strategy Director of Parker Williams. Parker Williams use long term consumer trends to inform their design approach to brands. Before working in the design industry he was client side, with various brand management roles at both Kraft and Colgate.

Jo Saker

Executive Creative Director

Jo has more than 20 years of experience in design. She studied at The London College of Printing and has been creative director at Enterprise IG and Bluemarlin. Her work is fresh, modern but also always in tune with the customer, the client and the brief. She works closely with brand owners and retailers to dig deep into their brand story to bring them to life.

Clare Leeland

Sales Director

Clare joined the team in 2015 and has 13 years of packaging design and operational experience. Clare works across all Sun Branding and Parker Williams services, helping new clients work out what’s right for them. Passionate about innovation and bringing new technology to brands and retailers.

Martin Hawkins

Group Operations Director

Originally apprentice trained as a colour retoucher in a reprographics department before leaving the industry to undertake an Honours Degree. He returned from University with an Industrial Economics degree and has been at Sun Branding Solutions since 1996, having now spent more than 26 years in this industry.

Gillian Garside-Wight

Packaging Technology Director

Gill has several years experience within the print and packaging industry, developing packaging to meet the needs of clients and end users / consumers. Gill joined joined Sun Branding Solutions in June 2000 and has grown the print and packaging technology services significantly.

Dean Amato

Operations Manager

Dean joined Sun Branding Solutions in 2008 and over the next 9 years progressed from client services to the position of operations manager, with responsibility for the SBS UK and India studios. Having worked client-side at one of the largest packaging convertors in Europe, Dean has a wealth of print and colour knowledge and passion for all aspects of packaging.

Rob Quigley

Product Owner

Robert came on board in 2009 and has held a number of key roles within the Digital division. Over this time he has gained extensive knowledge of Product Management in the Pharma, Household, Retailer and FMCG Brand sectors, helping to turn client’s internal business challenges into systemised software solutions which drive efficiency and reduce cost.

Kevin McAulay

Account Director

As one of our talented Account Directors, Kevin has over 15 years experience in managing print and graphics for multiple FMCG companies across Europe. Managing remote teams, understanding stakeholder engagement across multi discipline teams, coupled with his tenacity to delivering his clients needs.