Jodi Huebert – Head of Procurement, Pacific National

Jodi is the Head of Procurement at Pacific National, Australia’s largest private rail freight operator. She assumed this newly created role in March 2018 to transform the procurement operating model and optimise value from external spend and supplier relationships across direct and indirect categories.

Before joining Pacific National, Jodi designed and operationalised the procurement strategy at Caltex Australia, resulting in CIPS awards in 2016 for Most Improved Procurement Operation – Step Change and the Overall Australasia winner for the Caltex Procurement Transformation. Prior to that, Jodi developed and led the commercial aircraft customer experience program at Bombardier Aerospace and enjoyed a brief career in education as a high school maths and economics teacher.

Originally from Canada, Jodi holds a Bachelor of Mathematics from the University of Waterloo, a Bachelor of Education from the University of Western Ontario and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Kansas.