Meet the speakers

We were delighted to be joined by a range of speakers from the region. Experts in their chosen field they will be delivering live content sessions throughout the event. We’ll hear real life case studies helping to elevate knowledge in key areas of procurement and supply.

Check out the speaker line-up, with more to announced… 

Nicola Nation

The Ākina Foundation

Founding CEO
Outland Denim

IPC, Asia Pacific

Executive Director
Compass Group & Foodbuy

Executive Advisor, Enterprise Strategic Sourcing
Insurance and Care NSW

Chief Procurement Officer
Vitex Pharmaceuticals

Senior Manager, Risk – Supply Chain Lendlease Corporation

General Manager, Capital Management & Procurement
Australia Post

Head of Procurement
Landcorp Farming

Vice President and Regional Director


Contract and Supplier Relationship Specialist

Chief Procurement Officer

Co-founder and Director
The Demographics Group

Major Account Director

Associate Director for Sourcing within Corporate Services
Transport for New South Wales

Head of Procurement
Tourism Australia

Director of Procurement

Social Traders

Senior Business Development Manager

Head of Procurement (Manager Group Procurement)

Senior Procurement Advisor
Ministry for Pacific Peoples

Chief Supply Chain Officer
Super Retail Group


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  • Roger Gray, Chief Executive Officer, Lyttleton Port
  • Malcolm Harrison, CEO, CIPS
  • Ben Ludik, Head of Procurement, Supply Chain and Property, Water Corporation
  • Sharon Morris, General Manager for Australia and New Zealand, CIPS
  • Tania Pouwhare, Chairwoman, The Board at New Zealand Ethical Employers
  • Mark Richards, Divisional Manager, Commercial Division, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
  • Rajesh Singh, General Manager Value Management, Spark New Zealand
  • Elizabeth Stavreski, Executive Director, Procurement at South Australian Department of Treasury and Finance
  • Rajat Sarna, Chief Procurement Officer, Vodafone New Zealand
  • Ken Tuke, Director, Procurement Engagement, Department of Transport