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Council Members


Andrew Dunlop

Andrew is a lawyer and heads the sourcing practice in the law firm Burges Salmon LLP. He has been involved in sourcing transactions for over 25 years. Andrew specialises in GDPR, IP, tech, data, cybersecurity, e-commerce, FINTECH, cloud and so called 'big data' plays (including data storage and security)...


Constanze Nuesperling

Constanze has over twenty years of experience in Outsourcing and Shared Services, both on the “buy” and “consultant” side. In her current role with Clariant, a Swiss speciality chemicals company, she is responsible for value realisation from the HR Outsourcing partnerships...



Eleanor Thompson

Eleanor is responsible for UK/I Alliances at Fivetran and brings experience covering all aspects of partner management in the tech industry. Eleanor specialises in the development and delivery of partner enablement programmes and has worked with vendors, SI, managed service and resell partners...


Joe Williams 

Joe has been involved in Strategic Sourcing for the past 10 years, working on the buy side across a variety of roles, countries and continents...


Kerry Hallard

Kerry is the President of the Global Sourcing Association and CEO of the Global Sourcing Association UK. Kerry previously held the titles of CEO of the National Outsourcing Association and Director of the European Outsourcing Association and recently led the organisations’ highly successful global rebrand...



Mark Devonshire 

Mark is Vice President and the Head of Client Delivery for NTT Data Services business across EMEA and LATAM. Mark’s reputation is in managing significant Global IT services businesses; ensuring delivery excellence, motivated people, innovation and ever increasing levels of customer satisfaction...


Matt Sims

Matt has worked in the contact centre industry for more than 25-years and during this time has held executive management positions with some of the industry’s largest BPO service providers.  Most recently working at Teleperformance holding the positions of CBDO and CEO for the UK and South Africa markets helping to support clients with strategic outsourcing requirements...

Paul Wright


Ravi Veera

Sourcing is at the crossroads of significant change as enterprises increasingly partner and collaborate externally to succeed, innovate, disrupt and survive. I am very passionate about strategic sourcing being a true enabler of enterprise agility and value creation...


Sunita Hirani

Sunita possess several years of comprehensive, first-hand experience and demonstrable knowledge in Supplier Relationship Management (SRM). Sunita is immensely passionate about SRM and holds vast demonstrable strategic supplier operations and management experience, stakeholder engagement experience and ability to build, develop and maintain SRM frameworks. Sunita has confidence in the potential of trusted, strategic SRM and therefore strongly advocate supplier enablement for innovation and collaboration, which shares and seeks diverse opinions and ideas...


Terry Walby

Terry is Founder and CEO of Blue Prism Cloud, an award-winning AI software as a service (SaaS) company whose intelligent automation platform provides a pool of “digital workers” delivered from the cloud, which not only improve workforce productivity but provide a foundation for digital transformation, allowing organizations and the people that work for them to do and achieve more...



William Carson

William is Director of Marketing Engagement for Ascensos, one of Europe’s fastest growing CX BPOs. Over the past twenty years, he has worked with the world’s leading BPO outsourcers including Concentrix, SITEL and Teleperformance, as consultant and board member...

Chris Day


Joanne Webber

Jo is Vice President in the Client Solutions Team of Teleperformance responsible for the relationship and development of major clients...


Philip Allery

Philip Allery is a solicitor and has worked in the outsourcing space for many years. He remembers the days when it was called “contracting out”! He is the author of two books including Tolley’s Effective Outsourcing: Practice and Procedure. He has worked extensively in the post signature world of outsourcing spending six years as the head of a legal function in Phoenix Life... 


Rick Simmonds

Rick is a Sourcing advisor and a thought leader and industry influencer with over over 25 years outsourcing experience. Rick is the Co-founder and CEO of Aecus (formerly Alsbridge). In Rick's early career he worked with Capgemini (VP), EY (Partner & founding member of outsourcing team) and Accenture (Business Development Manager & founding member outsourcing team)...

Tom Bridgford

 

 Steve Watson

 Procurement is a passion for Steve, particularly when it comes to client-supplier relationships  and the value that can be derived from them. With an innate ability to rapidly understand and  assess value in supply chains, Steve brings a shrewd business eye to both his consultancy, Peru  Consulting, and its clients...

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