Dan Thearle – Director Strategic Procurement, Monash University

Director, Strategic Procurement, Dan Thearle leads the team providing expertise, guidance and strategic direction for the procurement of all goods and services for the University. Dan is responsible for the University’s procurement governance and ensuring the University delivers value for money whilst being fair and transparent in its procurement activities.

The Strategic Procurement team ensure there are effective commercial and sustainable relationships with suppliers for the benefit of the University; all whilst providing an efficient framework for the procurement of all goods and services at Monash.

Dan joined Monash University in 2008. He is currently a member of the Australian Universities Procurement Network (AUPN) Executive Committee. Dan has extensive experience in the procurement and supply and is passionate about improving strategic procurement practices across the University sector. He holds an Honours Degree in Science and is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (MCIPS).