Having over 30 years direct procurement experience leading procurement transformations and establishing and improving procurement functions to deliver enterprise wide value, Gordon is recognized as a leader who having qualified with a graduate diploma in 1996 and achieving a master’s in strategic procurement, is both a Fellow of CIPS and a council member of IACCM. He has extensive experience in developing frameworks, processes and governance to ensure world class procurement outcomes achieved internationally and developing and driving discussion around thought leadership specifically within the arenas of high performing teams, diversity and people capability.
Gordon has also designed and implemented a range of assessment regimes to understand the current and future capability requirements for procurement teams and has also carried out numerous assessments of organisations policies, processes and people in his role as a CIPS certification assessor. He is a sought-after speaker, writer and presenter, and also a licensed SDI ™ facilitator. Within SAP, Gordon’s role as APJ Intelligent Spend Evangelist aims to infuse procurement and finance thought leadership to intelligent spend management.