CIPS Australasia Conference and Supply Management Awards - Update: 27 May 2020

New dates announced - CIPS Australasia Conference, 2-3 August 2021.

We’re pleased to announce that CIPS Australasia Conference, which was previously postponed, has been moved to 2-3 August 2021. Thank you for your continued support. Keep checking back on the website for the latest event developments.

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Head of Procurement – Sourcing & Contract Management, Downer Group
Wednesday 17 July – 10:20
Looking beyond compliance: Unlocking competitive advantage and perpetuating change through the Modern Slavery Act in your organisation
Wednesday 17 July: 10:40
Q&A session: Taking a top down approach to the problem of modern slavery

Ryan is the Head of Procurement for Downer leading the team responsible for the sourcing and contract management across the Group’s $8bn spend.  Downer designs, builds and sustains assets, infrastructure and facilities and with over 56,000 employees, are the leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand.

 He has over 12 years’ commercial experience spanning a broad range of categories in the Infrastructure, Mining, Engineering, Construction, Rail, and Chemical industries working in Europe, US, Latin America and Australia. Ryan is currently spearheading Downer’s efforts to ensure compliance to Modern Slavery legislation and the establishment of a Sustainable Procurement framework.