FCIPS and Masters certified senior procurement/commercial expert with a strong track record of achievement in strategic sourcing, contract negotiation, service provider management and transformation programmes, for a full range of FTSE100/Fortune 500 client companies and executive firms. I like to think I’m in a position to engage and affect internal and external stakeholders at all levels. Audience/client comments suggests I’m an interesting presenter. Visiting lecturer at Manchester University on negotiation skills, published academically. Which is nice.
But my real pride is in the comments and consequences completed by my clients in handing over expanded benefits and effectivity improvement within complicated business models. My potential and skills come from real work I have sense of humour and frequently need it!And, really, I’m a procurement learner stuck in the body of a procurement veteran as an author, researcher, advisor, coach and trainer and with over 20 years’ adventure, still see the glass as half full. My new blog evidences my professional and private attention in the importance of procurement to success in enterprise nd I’m also, avidly, on Twitter, @ThinkProcureI welcome your call on 0734 112 7916. Specialties: Working with large, complex businesses in diverse industry sectors; I help Directors and leaders manage third party spend to drive stronger performance.