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CIPS Australasia Conference and Supply Management Awards - Update: 31 March 2020

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CORETTA BESSI

BIOGRAPHY

Head of Commercial Services, Westpac

Tuesday 16 July – 15:50 

Panel discussion: Attracting the talent of tomorrow and defining the new face of procurement

Coretta Bessi is a well-recognised and highly respected Procurement thought leader.  Her previous executive experience spans across the mining industry with BHP Billiton, heavy manufacturing with BlueScope Steel, telecommunications with Australia’s National Broadband Network and energy utilities with Ausgrid.

She has broad exposure having been engaged across the private sector and the public sector as a consultant.  Coretta is passionate about the professionalism of Procurement so has lectured for in excess of twelve years to university masters students.  Her other topics of interest are sustainable procurement, digital transformation and talent diversity across females and millennials.

Coretta is currently the Head of Commercial Services at Westpac, co-founder of Ladies in Procurement Network and Director of St John Ambulance (NSW).