Speakers

Speakers

Alice Sidhu

Alice SidhuAdvisory Board Member, LeaderShip of Fools

Alice is an experienced business transformation and innovation executive. Her diverse industry experience includes retail, telecommunications,...

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Andy Brightmore

Andy BrightmoreExecutive Director Supply Chain & Business Improvement, Compass Group Australia

Andrew is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Executive Director for the Worlds and Australia's largest food and support servic...

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Cath Hill MBA

Cath Hill MBAGroup Director, CIPS

Cath is a member of the CIPS Group leadership team. She joined CIPS in June 2011 and is responsible for a global portfolio that encompasses CIPS’ ex...

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Chontelle Kelly

Chontelle KellySupply Chain Next Gen Graduate, Nestlé

As a millennial, Chontelle Kelly has a keen interest in improving the standardisation and automation of key processes within businesses, and c...

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David Freeman FCIPS

David Freeman FCIPSNational Supply Chain Manager, IAG

David has been with IAG for over 6 years. Prior to this, he has held various leadership roles in the UK, Hong Kong and New Zealand. David ...

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Dr Liming Zhu

Dr Liming ZhuResearch Director, Dat61, CSIRO and Professor School of CSE, University of New South Wales (UNSW)

Dr/Prof. Liming Zhu is a Research Director at Data61, CSIRO. He is also a conjoint full professor at University of New South Wales (UNSW). He is t...

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Gerry Walsh FCIPS (CS)

Gerry Walsh FCIPS (CS)Group CEO, CIPS

Born in Northern Ireland, Gerry has spent most of his working life in England, France and the U.S. He started his career in 1978 in the supply...

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Giovanni Ferrante

Giovanni FerranteMarketing Manager – Asia Pacific, CIPS

Giovanni is a dedicated, all-round marketer with over 8 years’ international experience in various management roles across different industries....

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Glenn Johnston FCIPS

Glenn Johnston FCIPSFCIPS Director, Procurement (NSWT), Group Rail

Glenn Johnston has over 25 years' experience in procurement and logistics management across different industries, market leading companies and...

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Gordon Donovan FCIPS (CS)

Gordon Donovan FCIPS (CS)Group Director, Procurement and Supply, Epworth HealthCare

A sought after speaker, writer and presenter, Gordon is also a licensed SDI ™ facilitator and vastly experienced trainer in procurement. Gor...

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Jaana Quaintance-James

Jaana Quaintance-JamesHead of Sustainability & Ethical Sourcing, THE ICONIC

Jaana Quaintance-James is the head of Sustainability & Ethical Sourcing at the ICONIC. In the business since December 2017 she is responsible for deli...

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Jenn Morris

Jenn MorrisJenn Morris, CEO, Walk Free Foundation

Ms Jennifer Morris was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Fortescue Metals Group in November 2016. Ms Morris is a former Partner in the Consulti...

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Jenny Stanger

Jenny StangerAnti-Slavery Specialist

As a co-founder and staff person at the Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking (CAST) in Los Angeles, Jenny has worked as a case manager a...

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Joanne Toon

Joanne ToonPrinciple Category Manager, Ministry of Social Development, New Zealand

Jo’s career started on the dark side in an IT Sales team in the UK. Fortunately, she saw the light, moving to New Zealand and starting in a ...

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John Crickmore

John CrickmoreManaging Consultant, Commerce Decisions

John Crickmore is the Managing Consultant for Commerce Decisions in Australia. For over thirty years he has supported clients in many public-secto...

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Justine Moss

Justine MossHead of Government Membership, Supply Nation

Justine Moss is a passionate advocate and an expert advisor within the Indigenous sector. Over the past 10 years she has worked within the Government&...

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Kate Murray MCIPS (CS)

Kate Murray MCIPS (CS)Procurement Analytics & Performance Manager, SA Power Networks

Kate is an experienced Procurement leader with a detailed knowledge of best practice stakeholder relationship management, supply management, ...

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Kelly Irwin FCIPS

Kelly Irwin FCIPSHead of Procurement, Holcim

Kelly is Head of Procurement for Australia and New Zealand for Holcim, part of LafargeHolcim, a global construction materials company. Kelly i...

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Lisa Brock

Lisa BrockChief Procurement Officer, Qantas

Lisa Brock the Qantas Group Chief Procurement Officer, responsible for leading and transforming the procurement function. Prior to this role, ...

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Luke Tindale

Luke TindaleChief Executive Officer, Finsbury Green

Appointed as CEO in 2017, Luke he has been in the printing industry for over 21 years. He has worked with many procurement and category managers t...

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Mark Lamb

Mark LambGeneral Manager - Asia Pacific, CIPS

Mark is an executive manager who thrives when working in a team environment. He has worked across various industries for more than 25 years in various...

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Mike Blanchard FCIPS (CS)

Mike Blanchard FCIPS (CS)Deputy Chief Executive Operations Directorate, New Zealand Tertiary Education Commission

Mike is currently Deputy Chief Executive Operations (COO) for the Tertiary Education Commission in New Zealand. His team delivers the funding, inv...

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Noel Barrett

Noel BarrettSenior Director APAC - Contingent Workforce Outsourcing, KellyOCG

Noel is KellyOCG’s Senior Director for Contingent Workforce Outsourcing in APAC and has overall responsibility for the region’s Operations Team an...

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Peter Curcio

Peter CurcioChief Procurement Officer, ANZ Bank

Over 20 years’ experience in Procurement transformation, Offshoring, Strategic Sourcing and Vendor management with a number of leading blue ...

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Peter Hamilton

Peter HamiltonVice President APAC, KellyOCG

As the Vice President of Kelly Outsourcing and Consulting, Peter advises and provides innovative solutions on talent supply and management. His ex...

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Peter Morichovitis FCIPS

Peter Morichovitis FCIPSChief Procurement Officer, City of Gold Coast

Peter Morichovitis is a highly accomplished Procurement and Supply Chain leader with diverse experience across the resources, manufacturing and go...

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Professor Danny Samson

Professor Danny SamsonProgram Director, Master of Enterprise & Master of Supply Chain Management, University of Melbourne

Dr Danny Samson is Professor of Management at the University of Melbourne, where he heads the Operations and Supply Chain Management group. He has...

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Richard Armstrong

Richard ArmstrongCategory Manager Group Operations, AGL

Richard is a procurement professional with 10 years’ experience in Corporate and Government organisations across a range of categories, includin...

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Ricky Baharwal

Ricky BaharwalContracts and Procurement Lead, Shell

Ricky Baharwal is a Procurement Lead at Shell. He leads procurement activities for the world’s biggest gas flaring reduction project, supported ...

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Rob Halsall FCIPS

Rob Halsall FCIPSHead of Procurement, Wespac NZ

Rob Halsall is currently the CPO for Westpac New Zealand, having held senior roles within Westpac Group in Australia, the Commonwealth Bank of...

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Sandra Nagels

Sandra NagelsHead of Procurement Business Services and People, Australia Post

Sandra Nagels has been working within Procurement for over 15 years and has experience in a range of different industries that include automotive,...

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Sasha Samac

Sasha SamacHead of Operations - Procurement & Supply Chain, Telstra

Sasha is a procurement expert with a deep knowledge of procurement operations, technology and what it takes to support the customer facing parts ...

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Scott McNeice

Scott McNeiceCategory Manager Procurement, Corporate Services, Australia Post

Scott McNeice has been working within the area of Procurement for 15 years. Since 2012 Scott has managed key Categories such as Professional Services&...

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Sharron Bird FCIPS

Sharron Bird FCIPSProcurement Specialist, Adelaide Procurement

Sharron founded Adelaide Procurement in May 2018, Adelaide Procurement specialises in providing Procurement Services and Supply Chain Management ...

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Tanya Harris

Tanya HarrisGlobal Manager Procurement, The Fred Hollows Foundation

Tanya Harris is a sustainable sourcing and procurement professional with 15+ years in the private and development sectors. At The Fred Hollows Foundat...

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Teira Dillon

Teira DillonPartnerships and Process Agility Senior Manager, Bank of Queensland

Teira was born in Australia and has worked in Australia and Scotland in the procurement profession. The industries she has covered include IT, mar...

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Teresa Scott

Teresa ScottAustralasian Procurement and Construction Council (APCC)

Teresa Scott began her career working in financial positions for medium sized organisations and not-for-profit organisations, supported by qualifi...

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Tim O’Connell

Tim O’ConnellDirector of Analytics, Single Cell

Tim O’Connell is the Director of Analytics at Single Cell, responsible for guiding the expansion of the Progenitor Procurement & Contract Manage...

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Tod Cooper

Tod CooperTod Cooper MCIPS (CS), General Manager, Australasia Surveillance and Intelligence, MDA Corporation

Tod is the General Manager, Australasia Surveillance and Intelligence, MDA Tod has been involved in commercial and operational leadership a...

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Zahra Seyedghorban

Zahra SeyedghorbanResearch Fellow, Centre for Workplace Leadership, University of Melbourne

Zahra is a Lecturer in Operations and Supply Chain Management in the Department of Management and Marketing, and a Research Fellow in the Centre f...

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