Two Sides and Print Power, Autumn Dinner



For the first time Two Sides and Print Power are holding a special dinner in the historic surroundings of The Stationers' Livery Hall.

Following the day's seminar, attendees are invited to join us in the main hall for a three-course dinner with drinks, which will incorporate two entertaining and knowledgeable speakers reflecting on the opportunities and challenges which are facing our industry.
The dinner will be informal and provide a fantastic opportunity for networking and exploring further the topics of the day.
Tickets for the dinner are available together with the seminar which can can be booked here.

Marco Mensink

Director General, CEPI

Mr Mensink joined CEPI in March 2006 as Energy and Environment Director; an expert on Emission Trading, renewables and energy legislation. He has an extensive network of contacts with the European Commission, Parliament and Member states, Business Europe and ENGO's.

In 2010 he was appointed Deputy Director General. He is an experienced Brussels based public affairs professional, who has dedicated his professional enthusiasm to the European Pulp and paper industry. Mr. Mensink is a professional speaker in public events, having a strong drive to move the organisation, the issues and the sector forward.

Marco Mensink holds a Master of Science Degree in Forestry and Business Management from the Agricultural University of Wageningen in the Netherlands.

Starting his career at Ernst & Young Management Consulting, he worked for six years in Environmental Management, and due diligence projects. He then worked for six years at the Royal Netherlands’ Paper and Board Association, also representing the Dutch industry in Brussels.

Mr. Mensink was the author of the CEPI 2050 Roadmap and responsible for the implementation of the Roadmap, a.o. co- founding of the bio-based industries public private partnership. Additionally, Mr Mensink played an essential role in the conception and establishment of the Two Team Project, which has resulted in breakthrough technologies for the future pulp and paper industry.

Mr Mensink is a Dutch national, born in 1968, married and has three children. He is now living in Brussels.









David Dinsmore

Editor, The Sun, News UK

Born in 1968 in Glasgow, David did his first shift as a reporter on The Scottish Sun in 1990 after three years working on weekly newspapers around Glasgow. He joined the staff of the Daily Star in 1993 before returning to the Sun six months later.

He worked as a journalist at News International for the next 16 years in Scotland and London holding a number of positions including Night Editor of The Sun before being appointed Editor of The Scottish Sun in 2006.

Under his editorship, The Scottish Sun became the biggest-selling paper in the country with circulation exceeding 400,000 copies a day.

In October 2010, he was appointed General Manager of the News International in Scotland before being seconded to London as Managing Editor of The Sun in December 2011. As Managing Editor, he oversaw the launch of the new Sunday edition of The Sun.

In October 2012 he was appointed Director of Operations for News International – publishers of The Sun, The Times and The Sunday Times.

He was appointed to his current role of Editor, The Sun in June 2013.

He has spoken extensively on media matters and has made regular appearances on radio and television.

David lives in London with his wife Jill and their two children, Jamie and Kirsty. He is an avid cyclist in his spare time.