Speakers And Participants

Abdul Aziz Abdul Mujeb MCIPS

Abdul Aziz Abdul Mujeb MCIPSSpecialist Asset Management Procurement, Aldar Properties PJSC

Currently working at Aldar Properties PJSC in Asset Management Procurement. In recent years I have significant hands-on experience leading the imp...

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Abdullah Al-Osaimi FCIPS

Abdullah Al-Osaimi FCIPSGeneral Manager, Global Projects Procurement, SABIC

Abdullah S. Al-Osaimi is currently holding the position of General Manager of global projects procurement in SABIC, before this position Abdullah ...

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Ahmed Al Shangiti

Ahmed Al ShangitiVice President, Global Procurement Services, SABIC

Mr. Al-Shangiti is the Vice President of Global Procurement in SABIC. He assumed his role on Feb 2015. He has more than 23 years of experience in the ...

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Ali Al Hammadi MCIPS

Ali Al Hammadi MCIPSSupply Chain Manager, Petroleum Institute, ADNOC Group

Ali Al Hammadi is an expert in Supply Chain. His careers spans 11+ years in a wide portfolio of industries including Oil & Gas, Aerospace and Port...

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Andreas Schwarze

Andreas SchwarzeExecutice Vice President DACH, Scandinavia and the Middle East, Synertrade

Andreas started his sales and management career, working for large enterprise US Companies such as Digital, Sun and Oracle before entering the...

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Cath Hill

Cath HillGroup Marketing Director, CIPS

Cath is a member of the CIPS Group leadership team. She joined CIPS in June 2011 as Marketing Director and is now responsible for a global portfolio t...

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Cory Thwaites

Cory ThwaitesExecutive Director Procurement, TECOM Group

Cory has over twenty years experience in strategic sourcing and procurement. As the chairman and an active member of Dubai CIPS branch committee, ...

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Dan Quinn

Dan QuinnSenior Vice President, BravoSolution Tejari

Dan Quinn Joined BravoSolution Tejari in January 2016 and is responsible for Middle East & North Africa (MENA) business out of the regional office in ...

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Dr Sijo Tom

Dr Sijo TomDirector, Zabeel International Institute of Management & Technology

Dr. Sijo has been a consultant in the training industry for 12 years now. She is the Academic Director and Principal Consultant of Zabeel Internationa...

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Dr. Ahmad Wassim Al Gendy

Dr. Ahmad Wassim Al GendyManufacturing and Supply Director, Hepworth

Dr. Ahmad Wassim is currently the “Regional Supply Chain Director” for a market leader building materials manufacturer based in UAE, with over...

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Duncan Brock FCIPS

Duncan Brock FCIPSGroup Customer Relationship Director, CIPS

Duncan Brock is a member of the leadership team of CIPS. His main role is to ensure that CIPS provides its corporate and public sector customers globa...

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Ehab Mufti MCIPS

Ehab Mufti MCIPSDirector, Regional Indirect Services, Procurement, SABIC

Ehab M. Mufti is currently holding the positon of Director of Regional Services Procurement in SABIC, before this position Ehab was the Director o...

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Francis Maude

Francis MaudeThe Rt Hon. the Lord Maude of Horsham

Between his two periods of political and public service, Francis Maude was Global Head of Privatisation at Morgan Stanley. In his early ministeri...

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Jason Brown

Jason BrownHead of Group Procurement and Commercial Management, National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD)

Jason has 23 years’ experience in Procurement, His experience ranges from Electronics, Automotive, FMCG, Pharmaceuticals and now Fin...

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Kurt Warren FCIPS

Kurt Warren FCIPSAssociate Director, Research Logistics, New York University Abu Dhabi and Chairman of CIPS MENA Fellows

With a 30-year career spanning multiple industries, Kurt Warren specialises in operational excellence, procurement, supply chain optimizat...

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Lalit K. Dhamija FCIPS

Lalit K. Dhamija FCIPSTeam Leader (Procurement Process), Supply Chain Management Division, Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Oil Operations (ADCO)

Lalit K. Dhamija, FCIPS is an experienced supply chain practitioner in Oil and Gas industry with over 36 years’ experience in both the public an...

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Liazid Benkoussa

Liazid Benkoussathe Vice President Procurement, Qatar Airways Group

Liazid Benkoussa is the Vice President Procurement for Qatar Airways Group. Liazid has brought 19 years of well renowned experience of Aviation Indust...

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Lisa Campbell FCIPS – Chartered Procurement and Supply Professional

Lisa Campbell FCIPS – Chartered Procurement and Supply ProfessionalCategory Manager – Engineering & Construction, King Abdullah University of Science & Technology

The first and currently only FCIPS, Chartered Status Procurement professional in the region, Lisa has worked in Procurement for more than 25 y...

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Luc Mathern

Luc MathernChief Strategy Officer, TECOM Group

Luc Mathern is the Chief Strategy Officer at TECOM Group. His role sees him overseeing strategy for TECOM Group’s corporate operations, industry...

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Luke Johnson MCIPS – Chartered Procurement and Supply Professional

Luke Johnson MCIPS – Chartered Procurement and Supply ProfessionalSourcing Director, Middle East and Africa, CBRE, Global Workplace Solutions

Luke is a procurement professional with experience of working in UK, Asia, Middle East and Africa. He has particular experience in Facilities ...

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Mohammed Al Akkas

Mohammed Al AkkasProcurement Executive Director, Sadara

Mohammed Al Akkas is a Saudi national living in the eastern province of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He studied at the Point Park College in Pennsylva...

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Mutasim Mohamed ElHassan

Mutasim Mohamed ElHassanHead of Business Support, Procurement Directorate, Qatar Foundation

Mutasim has 10+ years’ experience in different Procurement fields, mainly in the oil industry, telecom and nonprofit organizations. Mutas...

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Rao Ramasani Venkata MCIPS

Rao Ramasani Venkata MCIPSManager Procurement & Logistics, Qatar Airways

Rao is a Post Graduate in Business Administration with various Supply Chain qualifications MCIPS, CISCM, CIPC, SPSM, CISCP. An expert ...

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Saeed Khalfan Al Ghaferi

Saeed Khalfan Al GhaferiVice President, Supply Chain Management, Emirates Steel

Mr. Saeed Al Ghaferi played a key role in establishing the Procurement and Logistics function as well as driving key strategic expansion projects with...

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Sam Achampong FCIPS

Sam Achampong FCIPSRegional Head - Middle East and North Africa (MENA), CIPS

Sam is a procurement professional with extensive experience in Procurement and Supply Chain management across the Europe, Middle East and Africa (...

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Sam Walsh AO FCIPS

Sam Walsh AO FCIPSCIPS President

Sam Walsh was Rio Tinto chief executive from January 2013 to July 2016, the culmination of a 25-year career with the international mining group. ...

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Sidhant Dhamija

Sidhant DhamijaProcurement Category Manager, Transguard Group

Sidhant Dhamija is Procurement Category Manager at Transguard Group and the Chairman of the CIPS MENA Millennials Committee. At 26 years of age, h...

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Tariq Qureishy

Tariq QureishyCEO & Founder, MAD Talks

Tariq is currently the Founder/CEO of MAD Talks, an integrated digital storytelling platform and media brand for the emerging world. This platform...

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