Steve Wills FCIPS, MBA , is Founder of Procurement Central and a distinguished international speaker and member of the professional speakers association
Procurement Central. Steve runs Procurement Central. A Learning and Training Consultancy Practice working with major Global clients .
Providing best practice procurement training programs .
Procurement Central removes costs from a business budget making them profitable and more efficient. Steve and Procurement Central associates are senior procurement experts with experience and knowledge gained from operating in blue chip organisations .
Profile Steve was Vice President for AXA Financial UK where he founded the award winning Global Procurement College. Steve was also a senior adviser with the Olympic Games and was instrumental in the success of the safe delivery of the London Games.
Professional. Steve was awarded the highest honour that his profession (CIPS ) can bestow when he became ‘Professional of the year ‘. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Procurement and Supply and also sat on the CIPS Board of Management with responsibility for Education . He is a Supply Chain and Procurement expert with extensive experience .
Steve has spoken at international conferences including : the European Institute of Procurement Management in Geneva and the Smart Procurement indaba conference in Cape Town and Johannesburg ( South Africa ) on a range of topics inlcuding:
· The future direction of Procurement. What procurement look like in 2030 ,
· How to speak the language of procurement -the best kept secret of a business
- Procurement strategy - The future of the profession
· He also delivers an international case study on solving society’s biggest problems using data and involving citizens – leveraging potential to great Supply chain management
Steve also holds selective master classes and acts as Master of Ceremonies for conferences and is also a University lecturer