Wael is an executive procurement and supply chain professional. He led and successfully delivered award winning procurement transformation and technology enablement programs across the globe. Wael held various senior procurement roles in Europe, Emerging Markets (Middle East & Africa). In this career journey, Wael has been recognised as a thought leader who received various international awards. He has been a board member for a number of procurement and supply chain associations. Particularly with CIPS, Wael contributed across different fronts including; the development of CIPS Global Standards for Procurement and Supply. He also supported the establishment of the CIPS in the emerging markets particularly MENA region. Wael was the 1st chair of CIPS Dubai for more than 6 years. He has also been involved in the CIPS Awards as part of the judging panel.