Speakers:

  • Kieran Ashe
    Enterprise Director ANZ
    Snow Software
  • Anush Avakian
    Executive Director – Non-Materiel Procurement – Strategic Policy & Intelligence and ICT
    Department of Defence
  • Jo Bailey
    Chief Executive Officer, Progressive System

    Through my career, I've had the opportunity to establish, enhance and reform whole procurement teams, functions and processes in both public and private sectors.

    I've led the development of highly performing procurement functions that include engaged procurement professionals, business partners and suppliers.

    It's satisfying to help translate vision and strategy into action and successful implementation.

    I'm passionate about the procurement profession and the positive influence it can have on the success of businesses, communities and personal careers.

    My role with Progressive Systems enables me to make a difference in these areas. It provides me with the opportunity to work with great clients; to mentor and support individuals and diverse suppliers; and to be an Advisory Board Member for ProcureAble who provides public sector procurement training.

  • Chris Broom
    Contracts & Procurement Manager, Senex Energy

    Chris is highly experienced in managing teams of consultants, employees and contractors in a business environment within the resource sector. His skill set includes process improvement, cost reduction and consolidation; training, recruitment and development; contract and procurement strategies and processes.

    Chris has broad experience working in upstream and downstream processes across a range of projects. During his time at QGC he was responsible for developing and executing a strategy for indirect C&P to centralise business service contracts from the capital projects and operations areas of the business. Following integration and execution of this,

    Chris went on to transition the indirect category into a successful operation. This accumulated experience and knowledge has given him a well-rounded understanding of the oil and gas industry.

  • John Browne
    General Manager Strategic Procurement , Broadspectrum

    An MCIPS recognised procurement executive with extensive experience in all facets of global Supply Chain Management including procurement transformation, category management, strategic sourcing implementation; and supplier relationship management.

    Experience spans a number of large corporations including mining, manufacturing and transportation. With a comprehensive understanding of both the strategic and operational imperatives of a high impact procurement function, has delivered procurement transformation and change programs which have produced significant and sustainable procurement outcomes consistent with meeting the commercial business goals.

    A respected leader whose approach is equally effective when managing large or small teams to high performance and has a passion for developing people and talent across the business. Is recognised for exceptional negotiation and influencing skills and has a proven effectiveness in dealing with diverse and often disparate stakeholder groups.

    A proven track record in:

    Implementing eProcurement solutions such as Ariba at Fortescue and RailCorp, Emptoris at Qantas and SAP SRM at OneSteel.

    Developing and implementing procurement strategies that deliver against benefits targets such as $42m in P&L benefits at Qantas, $62m at RailCorp and $43m at OneSteel.

    Implementing development programs for Procurement Teams that focus on both hard and soft skills as demonstrated at Fortescue, Qantas, RailCorp and OneSteel.

    Building effective Category Teams that have the knowledge, tools and resources to implement category strategies that are relevant to their stakeholder and the business.

    Managing complex stakeholder groups all the way to “C” level.

    Developing strategies to bring 100% of spend under management.

  • Lindy Chen
    Managing Director, ChinaDirect Sourcing

    Lindy Chen has 20 years’ experience in international trade and supply chain. She is the founder of ChinaDirect Sourcing– a leading sourcing company in Australia. Since its establishment in 2005, it has been in the leading position in the Australian import and export service industry. It is the only global service partner of Alibaba in Australia. She is also the author of the best-selling book “How to Import from China”.

    Lindy Chen is the founder of FRETHAN Chain - a trusted international trade certificate storage platform based on blockchain technology. Lindy Chen is the founding president of Australia Blockchain Alliance (ABA) - a Not-For-Profit Association originated in Queensland Australia.

    Lindy is also a mentor for SME for QLD government and she has mentored more than 800 entrepreneurs.

    As a world-leading authority on doing business with China, Lindy has featured in publications from The Courier Mail to BRW magazine, Lindy is multi -awards winner, including: HKABA Business Awards in exporting & Excellence in importing; International Woman of the year Awards Stevie awards; Entrepreneur of the Year ; Telstra Business Awards; Telstra Business Women Awards; Businesswoman of the Year Awards.

  • Sharat Chikatmarla
    Associate Partner , McKinsey & Company

    Sharat leads Procurement and Product Development practice in McKinsey in Australia

    He brings to deep Procurement expertise to the table; he has a credible history of serving 15+ clients across mining, oil & gas, telco, health care, pharma, steel, automotive and large public sector entities.

    Sharat has expertise in setting up and running large transformation.  He has served clients across Australia, Asia and Europe on operations & procurement topics.  Some of his recent project experiences include

    • End-to-end Restructuring & Transformation (RTS) of a large Telco player with multi country presence Adding $500M+ bottom line impact.  Cost optimisation across both direct (e.g., network services, handsets) and indirect categories (e.g., contract labour, contact centres). 
    • Procurement transformations for large mining companies across the value chain and categories of spend delivered 10-20% savings across the categories (e.g., chemicals, cathodes, MRO, contractors, mining services, camps)
    • External spend review for Public and Healthcare sectors in Australia
    • Introduced digital procurement and ran a large procurement transformation program for oil & gas player in Asia.  Developed State-of-the-art digital solution for strategic category management, running eAuctions at scale and integrating cleansheeting to the DNA of the organisation
    • Operations streamlining for a large Pharma company in managing their solvents. In additional to saving 30%+ on commodity spend management by pulling in end-to-end TCO lens and improving the plant productivity
    • Opportunity identification to cash delivery in 16weeks for a large electrical company.  A global sourcing effort across their business units in 20+ countries, delivered 2x the cash target and setting up rollout process to scale the impact across other categories

    Sharat has 5+ years experience in  Procurement/ strategic sourcing/ capex experience in automotive and engineering sectors.  He also worked on plant productivity improvement programs including new plant set ups

    Prior to working in industry, Sharat received Engineering degree from National Institute of Technology, India

  • Jeremie Comarmond
    Direct Business Team Lead A/NZ, Fraedom

    Jeremie has over 20 years’ experience in the Technology B2B Solution space, with the last 7 years spent focusing on process improvement and expense management in the APAC region. He is passionate about finding robust solutions to help organisations achieve automation and optimise technology through digital transformations. For many years Jeremie has worked with clients from diverse backgrounds in banking, insurance, government, utilities, mining and retail sectors, identifying their pain points and finding innovative ways to increase efficiency by leveraging powerful technology. Jeremie looks to the future and his current passions are in mentoring his growing team, educating and facilitating industry forums on the growing innovations in FinTech.

  • Mike Cook
    Head of Public Sector, Ivalua

    Mike is responsible for leading the public sector product roadmap and go-to-market strategy.  He brings over 12 years’ experience in public procurement, with a focus on leading large-scale digital modernisation efforts. Prior to Ivalua, Mike worked for KPMG Management Consulting where he led their Ivalua alliance delivery capabilities and was a 2017 KPMG Chairman Award Recipient.  In addition to his delivery role, Mike led KPMG’s global powered enterprise cloud procurement offerings development. His earlier roles spanned across various procurement, supply chain and technology roles with government contractors Leidos, CSC and General Dynamics, where he worked for their CIO and ran their Application Portfolio Management Group.

  • Jason Cooney
    Director, The Tender Group

    Jason Cooney has extensive expertise across all industries in tenders and bids, and offer clients a tender and bid writing services that delivers value and quality. He combines leading writing and readability techniques with strong project management skills and exemplary graphics and infographics.

    The Tender Team is a team of four, and have extensive experience helping businesses win new business in a range of industries. Our services extend across Australia and we provide advice to companies looking to increase their tender win rate, as well as an overflow service to existing corporations where you need additional tender support.

  • Dilhan de Silva
    GM Strategic Sourcing & Compliance, St John Ambulance

    Qualifications - GAICD(Graduate Aust Institute of Company Directors), MBA, B.Bus, CSR Auditor, CPIM, SAP consul.

    Experience - Senior executive positions in healthcare Sales & Operations - Medical devices, diagnostics, Pharmaceutical and Orthopaedics.

  • Jonathan Dutton
    Principal, JD Consultancy

    Jonathan Dutton is widely recognised as an expert commentator on procurement. He has developed a reputation for challenging key note speeches delivered with genuine passion, rich content and dry humour which offer a strategic perspective on procurement and supply chain management

    Until February 2013, he was the founding Managing Director and CEO of CIPS Australasia for almost a decade. Jonathan was responsible for all aspects of CIPS activities as the global peak body for professional procurement & supply management in this region. He represented the profession and its standards to the highest levels of business and government and led the profession for almost a decade during its formative years in this region.

    Today, JD is an independent management consultant specializing in procurement, supply management, negotiation, business development, sales & marketing and CSR. Over the last decade or more he has presented or hosted over 500 procurement events.

    Jonathan is also a prolific author and editor of procurement white-papers, articles & blogs and he is a frequent key note speaker at leading procurement and supply chain events.

  • Bruce Everett
    Regional CEO, IACCM

    Bruce Everett is the CEO APAC for the International Association for Contract & Commercial Management (IACCM). IACCM enables public and private sector organizations and professionals to achieve world-class standards in their contracting and relationship management process and skills. With over 50,000 members across 170 countries and 17,000 corporations, IACCM is leading the way in responding to the demands of global networked markets. In response to strong interest in Asia Pacific, the Regional CEO role is building upon the solid base of members in Australia and New Zealand to support member engagement throughout the region. Our vision is a world where all trading relationships deliver a social and economic benefit.

  • Sri Gopalan
    Team Manager Procurement, Supply Chain and Property, Sydney Water

    Sri Gopalan is an innovative purchasing maestro with a wealth of experience in strategic, capital and contract procurement. As Team Manager Procurement at Sydney Water Corporation, he leads the capital/construction procurement and contract management teams within Delivery Management and has been instrumental in maturing the function. He holds an MBA, Bachelor of Engineering and MCIPS.

  • Kate Harris
    CEO, GECA

    Kate brings to GECA an extensive background in leadership, capacity building and education aimed at finding sustainable solutions for the future.

    She previously spent six years with the Centre for Sustainability Leadership, including two years as CEO, and two years as non-executive director. She is currently a Non-Executive Director of the Australian Life Cycle Assessment Society (ALCAS) and Living Future Institute Australia, as well as being an Executive Member of the Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council (ASBEC). She is also the founder of consulting firm Future Ready and a graduate of the Asialink Leaders Program.

  • John Ivil
    General Manager Government Procurement, Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment (NZ)

    John is responsible for implementing and driving New Zealand government procurement and property functional leadership.

    The role incorporates developing and implementing New Zealand Government procurement and property policy, capability and capacity development, collaborative procurement (including all-of-government contracts), and the implementation of modern and flexible working environments for government employees. John has also established a commercial pool of procurement resources to assist government agencies with high risk/high value commercial initiatives.

    Prior to commencing work at the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment, John was employed at the Ministry of Health and in the New Zealand Defence Force. John served 26 years in the NZDF both in New Zealand and overseas, the majority of that time in uniform as a logistics officer. John has served in diverse locations such as the Sinai Peninsula, Angola and Canberra.

    John holds a Master's Degree in Management Studies from the University of NSW, majoring in Project Management.

  • Jennifer Jarrard
    Director, Member Services (APAC), IACCM

    Supplier Relationship Management Practitioner and trainer with International Association for Contract and Commercial Management. IACCM. Past life includes being an Experienced Master Instructor with a demonstrated history of working in the professional training & coaching industry. Skilled in Executive Development, Career Development, Coaching, Business Coaching, and Entrepreneurship. Strong business development professional with a Masters of Entreprenuership and Innovation focused in 2005 from Swinburne University of Technology.

  • Glenn Johnston
    Director, Procurement Sustainability, Group Rail, Transport for NSW

    Glenn Johnston has over 25 years' experience in procurement and logistics management across different industries, market leading companies and government. He is currently Director of Procurement Sustainability at Transport for NSW, Group Rail. He has a Master’s degree in Logistics management.

    Glenn is a nationally recognised procurement expert and thought leader with a deep and proud passion for Indigenous business engagement. By helping Indigenous businesses grow, develop and prosper, Glenn firmly believes that this will lead to greater opportunities for Indigenous employment and a more inclusive economy.

    Glenn was the recipient of the 2016 Supply Nation Procurement Professional of the Year Award in recognition of his work developing and engaging Indigenous businesses. He is a Fellow (Chartered status) of CIPS and Chair of the NSW Chapter of CIPS. Glenn is also a Board Member of Supply Nation and the AIATSIS Foundation.

    In August-September 2016, Glenn became a Jawun program secondee and spent 6 weeks living with the Aboriginal Community of Lockhart River (Far North Qld), considered to be the most remote Aboriginal Community in Australia. During this time he helped the Mayor, CEO, Councillors, Elders and motivated locals develop a framework to enable less reliance on welfare and employment by the Council, through building small businesses with a goal of achieving self-determination though economic opportunities. Living with the Aboriginal Community also highlighted the importance of preserving the Indigenous culture through language, songlines, music, dance and art.

    Glenn is a Dharug man from Western Sydney and still lives on traditional Dharug land in Glenhaven.

  • Nathan Jones
    Lead Consultant, State of Flux

    Nathan is an experienced procurement leader and management consultant with postgraduate qualifications in Business Law and American History from the University of Sydney. Nathan has worked for a boutique procurement consultancy and a Big 4 firm as well as holding industry procurement roles before becoming a consultant. Nathan’s focus is on advising clients on procurement excellence including strategy, procurement function effectiveness and operating model design, and all elements of best practice supplier relationship management (SRM). A particular passion has always been on the supplier experience and how companies can maximise their investment in third party spend to achieve additional value and robust partnerships through a greater focus on people and relationships – an element Nathan believes is the key to creating a leading procurement function of the future.

  • René Kling
    Program Manager Supply Chain Management, Tasmania University College

    René Kling is a CIPS Fellow (FCIPS) and has provided training and consulting services to a range of public and private organisations throughout Australasia through his own business for over 18 years. He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Managers and Leaders (FIML), and holds a range of other professional memberships.

    René’s qualifications include a Masters of Law in Public Procurement Law and Policy, a Masters of E-Commerce, an MBA, a Master of Business in Logistics Management, and a Masters in History, as well as a range of VET qualifications. His background includes working at senior management levels in Procurement and Logistics roles, and as a Senior Management Consultant for a national consulting firm. René has spoken at conferences throughout Australia and overseas, and is currently Course Coordinator for Applied Business Online, as well as Program Manager Supply Chain Management for the University of Tasmania - University College.

  • Bruce Maltman
    Director, SimPPLY

    Bruce is a tertiary qualified procurement and supply professional with extensive experience in transformation, strategy and delivery across a broad range of industries including construction, mining, energy, telecommunications, building products, FMCG as well as significant public sector experience. Bruce is a proven leader with demonstrated success in delivering value through effective client engagement, category management and process development. Bruce is competent in both consulting and management environments and is respected for his capacity to enable effective teams, develop innovative strategy and implement change.

  • Adrian Mead
    State & Federal Manager
    Samsung
  • Tass Messinis
    Managing Director, BCD Travel Australia

    As the managing director of BCD Travel Australia, Tass oversees all commercial, financial and operational functions. Tass sets the company’s strategic direction to fulfill our mission of powering customer success by making the most of travel investment, keeping traveller’s safe and enhancing the traveller experience. He’s instrumental in shaping, strengthening and growing the company in Australia.

    Tass has over 25 years of experience in sales, marketing and operations at a senior executive management level throughout Asia Pacific and the Middle East regions. He’s developed and implemented effective transformation, business development and go-to-market strategies for organisations within global travel services, corporate card financial services and information technology. Tass also holds qualifications in marketing management and international business. He is a board director of CT Partners, Kudos Knowledge Limited, Semantic Intelligence Group Pty Ltd and ex-board member of the Australian Federation of Travel Agents (AFTA).

  • Stephen Nankervis
    Commercial Partnerships, Fairtrade

    Steve joined Fairtrade in May 2015 and is a Commercial Manager with a more than 30 years’ experience in the food industry through hospitality, retail, foodservice and ingredient sectors; across national and multi-national manufacturers - from the point of view of the buyer, seller, sourcing agent and product developer.

    His current role encompasses the entire supply chain from farmer to consumer and managing the associated commercial partnerships through traders, to manufacturers and into retail.

    He is part of both the Fairtrade Global Cocoa Strategy team and Coffee Standards Committee, and responsible for Asia Pacific Cocoa and Coffee Trader Contact.

    A true food industry professional, Steve is qualified in Hotel Management and Business, has sat on a number of industry and advisory panels and holds a Masters in Management from Monash University.

  • Mark Neasbey
    Director , Australian Centre for Value Management

    Mark worked for 21 years in NSW Government in various roles including management of capital and maintenance works programs, special housing assistance programs, organisational change management and operational systems support and implementation of joint ventures.

    His subsequent years in consulting (since 1993) have focused on the facilitation of groups, mostly in formal value and risk management studies as well as in the development and application of strategic asset management best practice guidelines. Mark led the team that developed a Total Asset Management Framework, including guidelines and selected training for Brisbane City Council (a winner of international awards) and followed that up as a key member of the team that developed the Queensland Government's Asset Management System (GAMS).

    Mark is one of the founding directors of ACVM in 1996 and has helped to forge the company into a highly respected and competent source of facilitation - dealing with complex situations, important major projects across both the private and public sectors and across diverse industries and services. He is an accredited Value Management Facilitator and has also achieved Certified Practicing Risk Manager (CPRM) accreditation with the Risk Management Institution of Australasia, acknowledging his capability to assist clients in managing risks and opportunities for a variety of situations and organisations, as well as in adult and organisational learning programs.

    He has facilitated strategic and business planning processes for a variety of clients, including for Councils and their management teams. Also project start-up / team alignment and close-out as well as mid-contract performance / issues resolution sessions. In addition, he is a lead presenter of ACVM's education programs and contributes to Sydney University of Technology and University of NSW courses in Project, Design and Construction Management. He is co-deliverer of a Value Optimisation Master Class program for BHP (4xp.a. since 2015). He has also delivered a semester program for UNSW in Construction Value Management (2017, 2018 & 2019). 

  • Cris Parker
    Head of the Ethics Alliance, The Ethics Centre

    Cris heads The Ethics Alliance, a community of organisations across sectors that works to collaboratively shape the future of business ethics. She is also a director of The Banking & Finance Oath, a pledge of integrity and commitment that aims to increase consideration of stakeholders and decision-making accountability by financial service professionals. It is a program she helped execute, and still oversees. She holds a degree in psychology, and in another life, founded a Manhattan theatre company, casting agency, and production studio.

  • Pam Proud
    Program Director
    Australian Procurement and Construction Council
  • Matthew Rae
    Manager Networks Procurement and Supply Chain Lead, APA Group

    An accomplished professional, with 20 years Strategic Sourcing, Supply Chain Management and Capital Infrastructure Procurement experience both domestically and overseas. Matthew has a Bachelor of Economics from the University of South Australia and a Masters of Commerce from Melbourne’s Deakin University. 

    Working for OneSteel (now Arrium Minerals) Matthew developed and implemented national sourcing strategies, delivering the best commercial outcomes, across a range of categories, his role also included delivery of high profile Capital Projects aimed at process improvements to the manufacturing process, mining optimization and enhanced environmental outcomes aimed at reducing the organizations carbon footprint.

    For the last 9 years, Matthew has been with APA Group, Australia’s largest natural gas infrastructure business, operating and maintaining networks connecting 1.4 million Australian homes and businesses to the benefits of natural gas in addition to APA’s gas storage facilities, gas-fired power stations and renewable energy generation (wind and solar farms). APA owns or manages and operates a portfolio of assets in excess $21 billion and deliver half the nation’s natural gas usage.

  • Margaret Reid
    Strategic Procurement Manager, Bolton Clarke

    I have over 18 years of Procurement and Purchasing experience – fulfilling senior roles over the last 14 years.

    My key technical skills include: developing and implementing procurement strategy and risk mitigation planning, supplier relationship management and negotiation for long term business outcomes; including a track record in achieving successful outcomes working through difficult issues, change management – people and process with particular focus on continuous improvement, establishing and implementing corporate governance policies and practice across the business.

    My key personal skills include: Excellent team work, leadership, diplomacy and management, results driven and focused on continuous improvement, integrity and professionalism in all associations internally and externally, high level ability to effectively liaise with, motivate and influence via strong communication skills across all levels of the business, ability to see the big picture enabling best outcome for business.

  • Michelle Robinson
    Director Supplier Development, Department of Justice

    Michelle Robinson is the Director Supplier Development at the NSW Department of Justice and is an expert in developing and monitoring complex procurement and governance frameworks, increasing procurement capabilities across NSW Government and implementing partnerships and systems that enable improved service delivery across NSW Government.

    As a senior commercial and financial specialist who has worked in finance and public administration for over 9 years, Michelle provides expertise in developing, governing and executing tailored Procurement policy and governance, working in Agencies to establish Procurement as a strategic business partner as well as implementing cutting edge systems and continuous improvement programs.  In recognition of her contributions to the Department of Justice, Michelle was elected by her peers as the recipient of the Department of Justice Staff Excellence Award for Demonstrating Excellence in Leadership in 2016 for introducing electronic payment methods across all areas of the Department. In 2018 she was a key note speaker at the 2018 Women in Procurement and Supply Chain Forum, the National Investigation Symposium, the Women into Leadership conference and the 2019 Procurement Week Summit. In 2019 she will be speaking at the Justice Cluster Procurement Forum, Women in Procurement and Supply Chain Forum and the Supply Chain Innovation conference in recognition of her procurement and leadership expertise.

  • Pauline Rolfe
    Associate Director, KPMG Australia

    Pauline Rolfe is an Associate Director at KPMG in the procurement advisory team based in Sydney. Pauline is passionate about excellence in procurement and driving transformations to elevate the role and perception of procurement organizations from supportive to strategic ones. Her expertise in business process outsourcing, strategic sourcing, procurement function evaluation, spend analytics and procurement technology enables clients to realise opportunities and create best practice procurement functions. Pauline won the CIPS Young Procurement and Supply Chain Professional of the Year 2016 (Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply Australasia) and was a Jury Member of the 2017 CIPSA Awards. Originally from France, Pauline moved to Australia in 2010 after completing her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Management at EM Lyon Business School. Outside of work, Pauline spends time with her family and four young children and is a strong advocate for advancing women in the workplace.

  • Ian Rudgley
    Chief Procurement Officer, City of Sydney

    Ian Rudgley is currently the Chief Procurement Manager of the City of Sydney. Prior to his role with the City of Sydney Ian has held a number of senior procurement roles in the manufacturing, health and retail fields. Ian has over 30 years’ experience in procurement and is tertiary qualified, Ian is committed to elevating the stature and importance of procurement in local Government and feels that the sharing of knowledge is paramount to achieving this. Ian is in constant demand to speak regarding his experiences and the procurement journey that the City of Sydney has taken.

  • Darren Schuck
    General Manager, Supply Chain
    Civeo
  • Teresa Scott
    Executive Director, Australian Procurement and Construction Council

    Teresa Scott is Executive Director of the Australasian Procurement and Construction Council (APCC). Her responsibilities include working with the Council of Chief Executives to set the strategic direction of the APCC, and expanding the APCC’s role as Australasia’s leading public sector procurement and construction forum.

  • Barbara Seelos
    Deputy Head of Staff , Federal Competition Authority

    Barbara works for the Austrian Competition Authority since 2014 and is deputy Head of Staff and Special Adviser to the Director General for Competition. Her focus is cartel enforcement and investigations and she is senior leader of cartel inspections. Her previous career stages include member of cabinet at the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg, the legal department of the Austrian Ministry of Economy and different Corporate Law firms. She is phd-candidate at UC Berkeley/ Vienna University for Economics and was selected visiting researcher at UC Berkeley in 2018. Barbara is author of articles on competition law and is a frequent speaker on this topic.

  • Sebastian Shand
    Head of Strategic Sourcing, TAL Life

    I am an experienced, tertiary qualified procurement professional with a strong track record of building and leading Procurement teams with both a strategic and hands on focus in the private and public sectors.

    I have worked in environments with exposure to expenditure in excess of AUD$1 billion and have implemented large scale change management programs across end-to-end procurement. Additionally I have lead large scale outsourcing initiatives.

    Key skills include Strategic Leadership, Team Leadership, Strategic Planning, e-procurement development, Outsourcing, Procurement Reviews and Savings Identification, Vendor Management, Tendering and RFP Development, Policy Development, Supply Chain Management (procurement, logistics, inventory, warehousing), Change Management and Commercial Negotiations.

  • Sandeep Shetty
    Head of Supply Chain & Procurement, Bega Cheese

    Sandeep Shetty heads the Capital and Indirects portfolio at Bega Cheese Limited and has been a key driving force in helping Bega enhance its Procurement operations and transform the Capital and Indirects organisation.

    Sandeep has more than 14 years of experience in Strategic Procurement in Australia, Germany, America and India. His focus over the past 4.5 years he has been with Bega is to embody Bega values and provide Procurement and Thought leadership to Bega’s Executive team and 68 member strong Purchasing team across 10 manufacturing facilities nationally. He has got solid expertise in both direct and indirect spend categories with transferable skills across a number of industries including Dairy, Automotive, Healthcare, Building and Construction, and Facilities Management.

    Sandeep is passionate about developing people using Transformational leadership methodologies whilst driving value creation to augment Bega’s competitive position in the market.

    Sandeep holds an MBA, a Master’s degree in Project Management and International Business, and a Master’s Degree in Engineering with High Distinction from RMIT University.

  • Eric Wimphen
    Head of Australia & New Zealand
    Ivalua