For more than 20 years. John has built high-performing procurement organisations, both as a consultant and as a CPO. He focusses on tangible, sustainable value delivery, which aligns procurement with corporate strategy and performance objectives. His approach is pragmatic and oriented towards action, and often, this requires re-thinking the supplier base, business processes, or organisational structure. He is active across industry sectors, including financial services, manufacturing, private equity and M&A, distribution, business services, retail, and technology. Based in Europe for most of his career, he has managed global teams from Sydney to San Francisco. He holds a BA from the University of Pennsylvania, an MBA from Columbia University, and has studied at the Harvard Business School.