Emma Gillespie
Head of Procurement & Facilities, Telethon Kids Institute

As a values and purpose driven professional who has worked for Not for Profit organisations for the past ten years, Emma has a strong focus on collaboration and is passionate about the role Procurement can play in supporting organisational sustainability.


In her position of Head of Procurement and Facilities for the Telethon Kids Institute that exists to improve the health, development and lives of kids through excellence in research, Emma is responsible for ensuring that the facilities within which the researchers operate are sustainable and conducive to excellent research and that the value achieved from expenditure is optimised.


With over 30 years of commercial and supply chain experience across a range of industries including production, transport and government in the UK and Dubai prior to Perth, Emma is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply.