Chief Procurement OfficerSiju Johny is the Chief Procurement Officer for TransGrid and got the full responsibility for Strategic Procurement, contract management, supplier relationship management, Probity and governance. He joined TransGrid in 2018. Under his leadership TransGrid was awarded as the first Energy and Utilities organisation in Australasia to receive Global Corporate Certification by CIPS. Prior to joining TransGrid Siju was the Chief Procurement Officer for NSW Trains where he led a transformation programme which resulted in certifying NSW Procurement team as the best procurement team in Australasia. Siju has also worked with SingTel Optus as Group Strategic sourcing manager. He has also led the successful implementation of various SAP modules in different organisations. Siju has also worked for blue chip companies such as Westpac, Veolia, Portland Group, etc to establish procurement teams in Greenfield operations as well as transformation project in established functions, developing teams, skills uplift, systems process and policies, implementing strategic sourcing, category management and setting the long term strategic direction for the function. Siju has extensive knowledge of the different procurement and supply chain environments in both direct and indirect areas. He has also been the key note speaker in various international procurement conferences and presented and conducted procurement training across AUS&NZ. Siju holds a master’s degree in Business Administration and is a qualified Charted Accountant. He is also a Fellow of Charted Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS). In recent years Siju’s efforts in Procurement was recognised through Best Procurement Team- Step Change Award 2017 in Australasia by CIPS, Best Procurement Transformation Award APAC 2017 by Procurement Leaders and Most Successful SAP Implementation Project by SAP.