ProcureCon IT 2018

04 - 05 December, 2018

Novotel Amsterdam City

44 020 7036 1309


2018 Speakers

Olivier Renault
Deputy CEO SGBT, Country Manager SGSS, Innovation Lab Sponsor
Societe Generale
Ruth Halliday
Global IT Category Sourcing Manager
Nicholas Wright
IT Category Manager – Workplace Services
Nicholas acts as Commercial lead for IT services vendors to BP, managing Cloud platform sourcing for BP IT&S, PaaS and IaaS (Public/Hybrid/Private), on prem-Global Hosting Services, Brokerage and other cloud orchestration utilities. He is also responsible for strategy and change, namely the development and execution of the commercial strategy and associated sourcing events to support of a number of high profile, strategic transformation initiatives, which includes commercial lead to BP's cloud transformation programme which is an enterprise wide programme moving BP's existing on-prem infra into the cloud. He is also responsible for managing the commercial, contractual and governance relationships between BP and those suppliers delivering into the global hosting category space, such as AWS, Azur, HPE and ServiceNow. Nicholas will be hosting the Roundtable ‘The Escape Hatch: Mastering Smooth Exit Strategies With Suppliers’ on the 6th December.
Caspar De Lint
VP Sourcing
Credit Suisse
Sandrine Veigas
Senior Commodity Manager – Digital Workplace Solutions
General Electric
Ira Joshi
Category Manager EU – Technology
AB Inbev
Gauthier manages the global IT & Telco category spend of more than 1B€/year, with a direct team of 60 global category managers/buyers and country buyers in 13 countries for Group global entities and regions. Gauthier will be contributing to the Panel Discussion ‘From Pipe Dream To Reality - How Can You Establish Global Contracts Leveraging Global Relationships And Volume?’ on the 6th December.
Stefano Gandolfo
Strategic Sourcing Manager, IT
Berit Jahnsen
Senior IT Sourcing Manager
Michael Jansen
Head of Procurement, Information Solutions
Bombardier Transportation
Nour Chhilif
Global Head of IT Procurement
Hans Wagenaar
Global Category Lead ICT
Hans has been the Global Category Lead ICT since 2010, and at Heineken since 2007, and was previously at Nortel, Mitsubishi Caterpillar and Aramco. Hans will be hosting the Roundtable ‘Making The Transition To An Agile Way Of Working – How, In Conjunction With IT, does IT procurement needs to adapt its selection and contracting?’ on the 7th December.
Matt Temple
Group Procurement Manager – Corporate Services & ICT
Daniel Drummen
Category Manager ICT
Amy Barnes
Senior Category Manager, Software, IT Sourcing
Best Buy
Marion Philippe
Regional Sourcing Specialist IT/IS
Asahi Breweries Europe
Thomas Bierhals
IT Security Officer, Teamleader IT Operations
Standard Life Aberdeen
Fernanda Lopes Larsen
SVP, Indirect Procurement
Yara International
Sanja Perovic
IT Sourcing Manager
Teemu Marttinen
Head of Planning and Sourcing, Finnair IT
Suneet Pandey
Global Category Head, IT Strategic Sourcing
Eric Verschut
Global Lead Procurement
Eric is a member of the Aegon Global IT Procurement team. He provides overall direction and leadership for the development and execution of global IT procurement programs. He manages and owns the development, implementation and support of global procurement technology and sourcing to payment processes. Eric will be hosting the Case Study Revolution ‘How to Create A More Collaborative Culture Across Country And Business Units’ on the 5th December.
Dr. Kewin Stoeckigt
Head of IT Sourcing & Partner Management
Schwarz Zentrale Dienste KG
Sanjeev Ghuman
Global IT Vendor Manager
Gordon Knowles
Head of Technology Procurement
Robert Schneider
Head of Service and Delivery, Procurement,
Phil English
Global Procurement Manager - IT
Ascensia Diabetes Care
Graham Crawshaw
Global Services Director
Graham has overall responsibility for the quality of CASME’s RoundTable and Virtual RoundTable programme, with over 175 events delivered per year. He is also a leading facilitator and procurement analyst and develops benchmarking activities covering a broad range of procurement categories and practices. Prior to joining CASME he spent 25 years working in procurement for the music industry within an operational and marketing environment.
Michelle Rihley-Wilbourg
Global IT Sourcing Manager
Rhys Shegar-Astoralli
Procurement Strategy, Governance
Michael Delle
Former VP IT Procurement
Michael currently serves as Head of SI&IT Sourcing Western and Central Europe for Ericsson AB. In addition to this Michael is responsible for all Sourcing activities in the newly formed Industry and Society Business Unit and oversees Sourcing activities in the area of Partnering and M&A in Western and Central Europe for Ericsson AB. Prior to these appointments, Michael served as Head of Sourcing Germany and Switzerland at Ericsson AB after having joined the company in 2011. This is following his career at Nokia Siemens Networks Oy, where he had a Global Category Management IT Solutions position. Michael will be hosting the Leadership Boardroom ‘How To Be A ‘Commercial Consultant’ And Have A Seat At The Top Table’ on the 5th December as well as taking part in the Panel Discussion ‘It’s All About The ‘Cloud’ - How Do You Seize The Opportunities But Avoid The Risks?’ on the 6th December.
Alastair Hinde
Head of IT Procurement
Frank Schlechtriem
Global Director of IT Sourcing
Bozhidar Bozhanov
Founder and CEO
Mike Day
Head of Group IT Procurement
Mike is Head of Group IT Procurement at RSA Insurance. Mike joined in March 2017 to focus on identifying and unlocking global opportunities, increasing collaboration between regions on procurement initiatives and driving more value out of key strategic vendor relationships. Previous to joining RSA Mike has held senior IT Procurement roles across a number of sectors, including roles at Zurich Insurance, EY, Morgan Stanley, Inmarsat and O2. Mike is married with three children but still finds time to enjoy playing football and cricket – the rest of his time is spent on family crowd control
Neal Summers
Global IT Category Lead
Neal has extensive client and supplier facing commercial experience in IT and Network Services with having had roles in different market sectors including Pharmaceuticals, Public Sector, Utilities, Defence and Network Service Providers.
He is the global IT procurement lead for the Application Development, Maintenance and Middleware categories at AstraZeneca. Previously, Neal had global responsibility for the End User Computing category which included device and systems management, software management, and identity & access management services.
Jean-Marc Boulo
IT Infrastructure Category Director
Michelle has recently joined KPN, a market-leading ICT and telecommunications firm in the Netherlands as their Chief Procurement Officer where her role will focus on increasing the value procurement brings to KPN.
Ankur Handa Signify
Head of Vendor Management

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