We are delighted to announce a new IACA webinar that will showcase the initiatives that were recognized as Finalists for the IACA 2020 Excellence in Currency Award for Best Environmental Sustainability Project. The presenters will discuss the highlights of their projects, lessons learned, and next steps. In view of the importance of environmental sustainability for all, we are pleased to invite everyone in the cash community to hear the webinar, whether or not they are IACA delegates, so please share the details with any interested colleagues.

Participating organizations:
CCL Secure
De La Rue
Oberthur Fiduciaire
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    Lachlan McDonald
    Technical Services Manager
    Technical Services Manager

    Lachlan McDonald has over 25 years of international experience in banknote substrate and print. Over this time Lachlan has worked for Portals Ltd, De La Rue Currency, and for the past 15 years CCL Secure. Lachlan is currently on the regional management team responsible for CCL Secure’s technical support in Europe, Africa, Middle East and Canada.
    Lachlan McDonald holds a Bachelor in Chemistry from University College, London University, and is also a business graduate from the University of Melbourne. He currently lives in Zurich Switzerland

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    Mark Spencer
    Technical Product Manager
    Technical Product Manager

    Mark Spencer has over 14 years of design, technical and management experience in the currency industry. During his career he has worked in two European locations, supporting multiple substrate and print manufacturing sites. Mark is currently a Technical Product Manager for the Currency Division of De La Rue, helping to ensure the sustainability of De La Rue's products, services and operations.
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    Alfred Kraxenberger
    Managing Director, R&D, Technology and Operations
    Managing Director, R&D, Technology and Operations

    Kraxenberger has been a member of the Louisenthal executive team since 2013, responsible for R&D, technology and operations. He is head of R&D for the Banknote Solutions division. With a doctorate in physics, Kraxenberger began his career in 1996 at G+D in banknote processing system development. He then moved as a project manager to the automotive division of ESG GmbH. After returning to Giesecke+Devrient and holding various management positions for adaptation and application development, Kraxenberger was responsible for global product management in G+D’s Currency Management Solutions department. In 2009, he took on additional responsibility for the business field Authentication Systems.
    He has been a member of the scientific advisory board of the Bavarian Research Foundation since 2017. In 2018, Kraxenberger was appointed to join the strategic advisory council of the Bavarian state initiative Bayern Innovativ GmbH.
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    Peter Muller
    Papermill Director for VHP Security Paper
    Papermill Director for VHP Security Paper

    Peter is 53 years old and holds a diploma in diplomas in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Management Science.
    He has spent his career working in the banknote paper industry for VHP Security Paper, holding various positions in production until 2017 when he became Paper Mill Director.