Chief Procurement Officer, Major Contracts, Department of Corrections National Office 
Wednesday 17 July – 10:00 

Thought leadership case study: A CPOs perspective on combating modern slavery

Wednesday 17 July – 10:40 
Q&A session: Taking a top down approach to the problem of modern slavery

Julie Robertson, was appointed Chief Procurement Officer for the Department of Corrections, New Zealand in July 2015. Julie is responsible for the oversight of $2 billion worth of Goods and Service contracts for the Department, and has over 20 years’ experience in both public and private sector procurement most of that at a senior leadership level. She is known for pushing the boundaries and finding better ways to improve outcome for Government procurement.

Her passion for ethical behaviour when selecting and managing suppliers has ensured that the Department of Corrections are regarded as a centre for procurement excellence in New Zealand.