A results driven Procurement and Supply Chain Director with extensive operational experience of manufacturing and service businesses at a international level. Proven commercial flair and ability to bring people together to recognise and attain a common goal. Delivering value through effective change, improvement and transformation whilst maintaining control of the critical details. Operating at board level with the capability to transpose strategic planning into effective and efficient operational practice to accomplish identified and agreed business objectives. Demonstrating leadership and personal investment to motivate people at all levels, enabling teams to achieve improved outcomes.
I recognise the need to move away from “cost” to “value” and from a processed driven “bureaucracy” to “entrepreneurship”. The world of suppliers provides a wealth of opportunities and without the vision and ambition to seek them out businesses and organisations will not break free from the model of ‘cost down’ is king.