VIC Chair: TBA
VIC Vice-Chair: TBA
VIC Committee: Sinead Williams - Assistant Director Strategic Procurement and Contracts at Australian Taxation Office
Sinead is an Assistant Director Strategic Procurement and Contracts at the Australian Taxation Office. Her career has spanned 7 organisations across 3 countries – Ireland (Irish Tourist Board, Trinity College Dublin), the UK (Bain & Co.) and Australia (La Trobe University, Slade Group, WMC Resources Ltd and currently the ATO). She holds a B.A. (Hons) in German and French from University College Dublin. Having been a senior HR practitioner for over 10 years, Sinead became interested in procurement when she was appointed Contracts Lead for the ATO’s Labour Hire Panel tender in 2013 and commenced CIPS qualifications by self-study. She recently completed the CIPS Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply.
VIC Committee: Luke Tindale - CEO, Finsbury Green
Luke was appointed CEO of Finsbury Green in 2018 and has been in the printing industry for over 20 years. He has worked with many procurement and category managers to review and improve print related supply chains. His specific focus is on simplification, cost reduction, rationalisation, process improvement, integration, transparency and e-tools. Luke seeks to improve and innovate the print and marketing services category and has also served as a CIPS Australasia, Victorian council member for eight years.
VIC Committee: Tim Richter, Procurement Leader at Marsh and McLennan Group of Companies (Pacific)
Tim is the Procurement Leader for Mercer (Australia), part of the Marsh & McLennan group of companies. He has 20 years of experience in the Financial Services industry (Superannuation and Banking) having previously worked at ANZ. Tim has a passion for problem solving, and working with Suppliers who can help deliver innovative solutions and continuous improvement in a broad spectrum of areas, drawing on a range of Procurement skills, especially Supplier Relationship & Stakeholder Management.
VIC Committee: Jose Millan - Procurement Category Manager, University of Melbourne
Jose is a systems engineer with 13 years of experience across numerous multinational organisations (PwC, Kraft, BP, InBev) in various countries (Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil) . He has worked in procurement for 6 years specialising in market intelligence and insight, cost modelling, analytics and benefit calculation. He is currently working as a Procurement Category Manager at the University of Melbourne.
VIC Committee: Sylwia Logan, Department of Premier and Cabinet
Sylwia is a Senior Adviser - Procurement | Corporate Services at the Department of Premier and Cabinet Victoria. She a is tertiary qualified professional with a Masters in Information Management and is currently studying towards MCIPS by completing the Diploma in Procurement and Supply. Sylwia has worked in Poland, the UK and now Australia. Sylwia is passionate about growing the awareness of procurement as it is a largely unexplored and a still developing field.
NEW COMMITTEE MEMBER JOINING AS OF JUNE 2018
VIC Committee: Anne Clay
VIC Committee: Lee Tiong
VIC Committee: Adrienne Fanning
VIC Committee: KP Singh
VIC Committee: Henry Rodriguez
VIC Committee: Phil Chalkley
VIC Committee: Ravi Kotecha
VIC Committee: Sourabh Kanwar
VIC Committee: Srini Ramayanam
TAS Sub-Committee Chair: Rene Kling, FCIPS - Program Manager Supply Chain Management, Tasmania University College
Over 30 years experience in procurement and supply chain for a range of organisations. Appointed as FCIPS in February 2009. Qualifications include Master of Business in Logistics Management, MBA, Master of e-Commerce, an LLM in Public Procurement Law and Policy and a Masters of History.
Started my own training and consultancy business over 16 years ago and we are a CIPS Centre of Merit Study Centre with over 250 students studying the CIPS qualifications world-wide.
Lecturing on a fractional basis for the University of Tasmania for 2 years, as well as the University College and previously for Central Queensland University for 8 years.
Specialties: Procurement, Contract Law and Management, Negotiation and Supply Chain - Training and Consulting