Graham has over 35 years international management experience in Purchasing and Supply, Customer Service, Finance and Manufacturing.
Although an accountant by training he has spent most of his working life in Procurement and has held global leadership positions at IBM, JPMorgan, EDS, Unisys and latterly Axiata, an Asian mobile telecoms group which won the Transformation category in the Procurement Leaders Asia Pacific Awards 2015. He has worked in the UK, USA, Malaysia and the Middle East. He now has his own consulting company and advises organisations on Procurement strategy, processes and systems, policy design and management and ethics.
His approach focuses on applying process design to solving Procurement problems and implementing systems which align with those processes to make it easy for Procurement teams and their stakeholders to do the right thing.
This video describes the critical elements of a robust category strategy, and what to be considered in order to be successful!