Learning from Carillion, Bracing for Brexit: Strategies to Minimize Impact of Supply Chain Crises in 2019 & Beyond

Wednesday, 23 January 2019


Learning from Carillion, Bracing for Brexit: Strategies to Minimize Impact of Supply Chain Crises in 2019 & Beyond

As 2018 comes to an end and we leave behind the major supply chain disruptions that came with it, risk managers are looking ahead to even more uncertainty in the New Year. With Brexit on the horizon, lessons from the mayhem that was Carillion's liquidation should be top of mind. In this webinar, we explore key strategies including prioritizing supplier financial viability to avoid another systemic supply chain disruption and minimize potential implications of the uncertain times ahead.


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    14:00Webinar Starts
    14:00IntroductionDanielle Goodrick (MCIPS), Knowledge Product Manager, CIPS
    14:05Presentation James H. Gellert, CEO at RapidRatings, Alan Hartley (FCIPS), Head of Procurement, Sellafield
    15:00Webinar Close (approx)


    Alan Hartley FCIPS

    Head of Procurement & Supply Chain DeliverySellafield

    An accomplished, passionate and innovative global procurement leader/ CPO that transforms procurement teams into high performing business functions that deliver a high ROI.

    Experienced across many blue chip organisations and sectors including industrial gases, FMCG, pharmaceutical, hospitality and nuclear.

    Alan has a strong track record in the transformation of procurement, repositioning the function through the creation of business-facing, results-driven, high-performing procurement teams/ functions that deliver stunning results, a high ROI, step change in culture, control, compliance, risk management and value delivery. With a particular focus across indirect expenditure including outsourced services, FM, business/ corporate services, engineering and capital projects.

    Awarded the prestigious CIPS Procurement and Supply Management Professional of the year in 2015.

    James H. Gellert


    James H. Gellert is a career-long entrepreneur and financial markets professional, having held operational and management roles at global commercial and investment banks and having been CEO of a number of privately held companies. For his entire career, Mr. Gellert has been involved in corporate risk, liability management and ratings, including his current role at RapidRatings. His years of leadership experience and vision have helped bring RapidRatings from startup to the forefront of financial health analytics.

    Outside of his professional career, Mr. Gellert has established himself as a recognized international authority on independent research, risk management, supply chain risk and rating agency regulatory evolution. He has testified to both the Senate and House of Representatives on multiple occasions as an expert witness and is a recurrent speaker at the SEC and in global media. Most recently, Mr. Gellert received the Supply & Demand Chain Executive 2017 Pros to Know Award.


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