About Me

Bob is an expert in the construction and delivery of procurement transformation, internal and outsourced/client facing that deliver realised outcomes and impact the bottom line, through the proactive combination of e-procurement design and implementation, organisation change and strategic procurement management.

His extensive and proven experience in the management of direct and indirect Spend, e-Sourcing, cost-down programmes along with significant e-Procurement solution development is complimented well by his strategic thinking and first class work ethic that is team orientated and highly results driven. He is an effective and inspirational leader with excellent planning and organising skills.

Bob has 23 years experience working within blue chip organisations across Europe, APAC and the US procurement communities, and is formerly responsible for multi-country procurement transformation across EMEA.

His enthusiasm is infectious and his integrity and sense of humour has enabled him to develop peer to peer long term relationships with clients, partners and stakeholders at all levels.

Specialities:

Procurement
Procurement Transformation
e-Procurement, Leadership
Supplier Relationship Management
Procurement Strategy
Category Management
Strategic Sourcing
Team Development and Mentoring
Procurement Systems and Processes
Spend Management
Supply Chain Management
Negotiation
Business Transformation
Social Entrepreneurship
Spend Analysis
e-Sourcing
Purchase to Pay

Bob is also passionate about helping people develop personally… as well as earn extra money.

He is married to Ali, has two boys and lives in Crowthorne, Berkshire.

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