In the second episode of our podcast series, we discuss Procurement’s role in the biggest challenge of our generation – the climate emergency. Stuart Williams, a Director in Baringa’s Supply Chain & Procurement practice specialising in Sustainability, will share his expert view on what the function must do to drive the change required. He will be joined by Andrew Newnham, Director of Group Procurement at Marks & Spencer to discuss the practical implications for the retail sector. 

About the speakers:

Hosted by Mun-Li Boswell, Director in Supply Chain and Procurement, Baringa

Mun-Li brings over 20 years Procurement & Commercial expertise. She has held roles in both the private and public sector delivering transformation programmes across a number of different industry sectors including Media, Financial Services and Central Government.

In conversation with:

Andrew Newnham, Director of Group Procurement, Marks and Spencer

Andrew has a track record of transformation and delivery across several blue-chip global organisations. As a Director of Group Procurement at Marks & Spencer he’s working within a business facing tough economic headwinds and long-term structural change. He previously delivered transformation throughout his time as a Procurement leader at Vodafone, UBS and ITV.

Stuart Williams, Director in Supply Chain and Procurement, Baringa

Stuart leads Baringa’s work on sustainable procurement and supply chain carbon reduction.  Originally a lean manufacturing and procurement consultant, he’s specialized in sustainability since 2005 with roles at Forum for the Future, the Carbon Trust and most recently at Hilton hotels.  He’s worked with procurement and sustainability teams across healthcare, local government, banking, energy, automotive, retail and consumer products.

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