Meet our keynote speakers

Peter Munckton 
Chief Economist and Head of Market Strategy, Bank of Queensland
Stephen Scheeler 
 Former CEO, Facebook ANZ

Meet our 2019 speakers

Coretta Bessi 
Head of Commercial Services, Westpac
Noel Barret
 Senior Director, Contingent Workforce Outsourcing, APAC Kelly OCG
Len Blackmore 
Chief Procurement Officer, Transport for NSW Group Rail
Kylie Burke 
Procurement Manager, GWA
David Bygrave 
Head of Procurement, Volkswagen Group Australia
Professor Elizabeth Chang 
Professor of Logistics and Canberra Fellow, The University of South Wales at the Australian Defence Force Academy
Phil Chalkley 
 Head of Procurement Program, Transdev Australasia
Lucie Chami  
Chief Procurement Officer, Vitex Pharmaceuticals
Tod Cooper 
 Procurement & Commercial Consultant 
John Crickmore 
 Managing Consultant, Commerce Decisions 
Graham Crawshaw
Global Services Director, CASME
Lisa Davis
Head of Procurement and Supplier Management, Spark New Zealand 
Georgie Farmer 
Group Manager, Sourcing Strategy & Operations, Microsoft Procurement
Ian Finlay 
 Chief Procurement Officer, Coles
Amit Ghildyal 
 Researcher and Project Coordinator, CASG, Department of Defence, Australia
Stuart Green 
 Assistant Director, CASG, Department of Defence, Australia
Rob Halsall 
Managing Director, The Executive Athlete
Karina Harris 
 Regional Head of Indirect Procurement, Asia Pacific, BP 
Malcolm Harrison 


Cath Hill

Group Director, CIPS

Lee Houlson 
Head of Commercial & Procurement Function, BAE Systems, Australia
Paul Howard
Assistant Chief, Joint Defence Services, New Zealand Defence Force
Siju Johny 
Chief Procurement Officer, Transgrid 
A.J. Karliner 
 Chief Procurement Officer, Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Ryan Kirgan 
Head of Procurement – Sourcing & Contract Management, Downer Group
Mira Korhonen-Low
Chief Procurement Officer, NSW Department of Finance Services and Innovation
Racheal Kuczma 
Assistant Secretary, Materiel Procurement, Department of Defence Australia
Mark Lamb 

General Manager, CIPS Australasia

Craig Lardner
Former Global CIPS President and Board member
Qing Liu 
 Director – Moody’s Analytics, Asia Pacific, Bureau van Dijk
Rebecca Loch 
Associate Director, Procurement, Johnson & Johnson
David Macdonald 
 Head of Procurement Asia Pacific & Air BP, BP
Margaret Pearson
Chief Advisor Procurement, New Zealand Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
Lynn Penny 
Group General Manager Procurement, Mirvac
Julie Robertson 
Chief Procurement Officer, Major Contracts, Department of Corrections National Office
Danny Samson 
Professor and Co-Editor in Chief, Operations Management Research, University of Melbourne
Teresa Scott 
Executive Director, Australasian Construction and Procurement Council
Zahra Seyedghorban 
Professor, Operations/Supply Management, University of Melbourne 
Fraser Stowers 
Executive Manager, Procurement, IAG
Ken Tuke 
Chief Procurement Officer, Public Transport Victoria
Stephen Turner 
Group Procurement Manager, Wesfarmers
Greg Walsh 
 Director, Winya 
Ellie Warren 
 Director, Account Management MNC/G for Australia and New Zealand, Egencia, Expedia group 
Lisa Williams 
 Chief Procurement Officer, Department of Transport