Meet the Team | Hunter Luxury

Our Senior Team

Mike Banister


Mike has broad packaging industry experience that includes leading high profile technical projects for global drinks giant Diageo and heading up beauty packaging supplier, Quadpack in the UK. Mike leads the Hunter global management team and provides direction for the business. He studied at London Business School where he recently gained his MBA.


Vince’s natural ability for identifying a good idea and the commercial talent to turn it into reality is unprecedented. He has set up a series of marketing businesses in the UK and Europe and today, remains Chair of the group. His business perspective and marketing expertise is the inspiration behind Hunter’s growth.

Ian Messer Hunter Luxury


Ian has 18 years’ experience in the sourcing industry and has been at Hunter since the company’s establishment in 2001. Ian’s role includes heading up our supply chain for the luxury packaging division. Ian’s industrial design background is a huge benefit to clients and factories who require structural engineering and materials guidance.

Paul Hamilton


During his 23 years in the premiums and promotions industry, Paul had produced over 2 billion products and held senior leadership roles in several of the world’s most prominent promotional businesses. He has grown many global accounts by developing innovative products and reducing costs for clients. Paul gained invaluable experience running a large manufacturing organisation whilst based in China.


Sara is passionate about people, products and service. Having spent her career developing ranges for some of the world’s largest sports brands, she now heads our client service department to ensure our clients receive outstanding levels of service.

Sharon Nevans


Sharon leads NPD from Hunter’s Scotland office, bringing many years of experience in luxury spirits, including some of the world’s most cherished brands. Sharon is helping to position Hunter’s unique capacities in both creative and technical delivery, to bring even the most challenging luxury packaging projects to reality.


Pippa joined Hunter in early 2018 as Business Development Manager for Hunter’s successful beauty division. Pippa brings substantial experience in the primary packaging sector and a valuable lens on global consumer trends in the beauty category. Pippa is a strong advocate of 360° insight to deliver creative experiences which genuinely impact consumer–brand relationships.