Revisiting & Reviving Procurement & Supply Resilience

Wednesday, 19 May 2021 - WEBINAR


Revisiting & Reviving Procurement & Supply Resilience

This free webinar is brought to you by the CIPS Central London branch and is for CIPS members and non-members to attend.


    17:30Webinar start
    18:50(approx.) Webinar finish


    An opportunity to engage afresh with the topic of ‘Resilience’, in a practical way. Through presentations, and participant-led discussions, involving accomplished practitioners, consultants and researchers in the field, this webinar aims to be very useful to all who have an interest in the topic, including CPOs, Procurement and Supply Students and Practitioners.

    Webinar Aims: -

    • Highlight gaps
    • Illustrate practice
    • Inspire confidence
    • Equip for change


    Nick Wildgoose

    DirectorSupplien Consulting Ltd

    Summary of Presentation: In his presentation, Nick will cover the following:

    • Why procurement and supply resilience should be revisited.
    • An outline of what is involved in improving procurement and supply chain resilience.
    • Key items to consider in respect of the business case for this resilience.

    Biography of Speaker: Nick is a qualified accountant, supply chain and risk professional and has held a variety of global financial, procurement and commercial positions in several industry sectors.

    He has served on the Board of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply and has been a specialist advisor to the World Economic Forum on the topic of systemic supply chain risk;

    Chairman of the Supply Chain Risk Leadership Council. From 2008 he led the development and rollout of innovative and multi award winning supply chain risk products for Zurich Insurance Group,

    Over the last two years he has been working with DHL Resiliece360 and several other software companies in supporting their customer solutions in terms of the use data, AI, and technology. More recently, he has worked as the senior advisor for the Institute of Risk Management in the development of their new Supply Chain Risk Management certificate training launched in 2020 and is now the module coach. He is also the supply chain advisor to the University of Cambridge Judge Business School Centre for Risk Studies which he combines with acting as a Director at Procurement Advantage who bring innovative and value adding procurement to UK based SME’s, often under PE ownership.

    Andreas Wieland

    Associate Professor of Supply Chain ManagementCopenhagen Business School

    Summary of Presentation: We can learn from supply chain risks - The presenter will demonstrate how companies can increase the capacity of their supply chains to persist, adapt, and transform in the face of change.

    Biography of Speaker: Andreas Wieland is an Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management at Copenhagen Business School. He is the Program Director of the Graduate Diploma (HD) in Supply Chain Management at CBS. His current research reinterprets global supply chains as social-ecological systems. His articles have appeared in leading international SCM journals. He is the European Co-Editor of the Journal of Business Logistics and Co-Chair of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals’ European Research Seminar. He is also the Editor of the blog

    Steve Trainor

    Executive DirectorOdessa Ltd.

    Summary of Presentation: Steve will enlighten us on how to build relevant resilience capabilities and competencies in our teams and what tools may support that

    Biography of Speaker: Steve has over 28 years of success as CPO, MD and Procurement BPO leader in a range of industries. Steve is COO at Odessa, responsible for Odessa’s delivery capability & infrastructure. Steve has led the delivery of a number of transformation and cost reduction projects for clients across multiple industry sectors and geographies. Steve is committed to driving step change and improvements.


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