Our EMEA Board Members


Sarah-Jayne (SJ) Aldridge‪‬‬‬

Head of Procurement
Prudential Financial Services


SJ has significant experience within global and complex organizations from a wide range of industries and successfully lead the transformation of Indirect Procurement functions.

Previous positions held at: Sky, Anglo American, O2, Société Générale, Royal Bank of Scotland, Reuters, Telefonica

Education:
Penrhos College | Associate’s Degree, Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management, MIPS


Laura Doyle

‪Lead Supply Chain Manager - Legal Services and Property Valuations
Royal Bank of Scotland


Laura is a member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply and is an experienced legal procurement professional, having worked in the category for over six years.

Currently, she leads a team of supply chain managers looking after both legal services and property valuations procurement globally for the Royal Bank of Scotland. Previously she was Global Head of Legal Procurement at Yerra Solutions and was tasked with developing and implementing innovative legal procurement solutions for clients.

Previous positions held at: Yerra Solutions, Royal Bank of Scotland

Education:
Missouri State University | Bachelor of Science, Management
University of St Andrews | Master of Letters, International Business 


Sandy Duncan

‪Senior Sourcing Manager-Legal & Fees
Lloyds Banking Group


Sandy is an experienced Purchasing & Supply Chain and Business Development executive. He has operations management and procurement experience across a range of businesses from start-ups to larger organisations.

Immediately prior to joining Lloyds in 2012 he was Head of Supply Chain Services Development for a risk management consultancy and prior to that he was with Bradford & Bingley plc for 15 years in various senior procurement roles.

Education:
Fellow Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply


Vincent Gautheron

Head of Procurement
Nationwide Building Society

Vincent is a seasoned procurement professional with over a decade of experience in direct and indirect procurement. Speaks English, French, and German.

Previous positions held at: Solvay, Tetra Pak

Education:
University of Manchester | Bachelor of the Arts (Hons), Politics and European Studies
Lyon Business School | MBA, Procurement


Martin de Grijp

‪Group Chief Operations Officer, Legal & Integrity
ABB Group


Martin has over 20 years of international experience in market and business development, sales, project management, general and region / country management. This included divestments, turn-arounds and restructuring, management of joint venture companies, starting up of new business lines and creating a front end sales organization in various countries.

Currently, he is leading the implementation of various productivity improvement initiatives for the ABB Group, Corporate Function Legal & Integrity. This includes automation of processes through state-of-the-art automation in ABB's in-house legal practice, as well as the introduction and application of supply chain best practices.

Education:
Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands | M.Sc. Electrical Engineering - Power Engineering and Electrical Physics
IMD, Switzerland


Jane Isles

‪Procurement Manager - Professional Services
ITV


Jane is responsible for the procurement of non-IT professional services to ITV. She has been involved in the procurement of legal services for over 15 years covering EMEA, US and APAC.

Previous positions held at: J P Morgan, Lehman Brothers, Prudential.

Education:
Manchester University | BSc (Hons). CIPs


Anja Jaehnel

‪Procurement Category & Supplier Manager Legal
Bayer AG


A paralegal by training, prior to sourcing legal services, Anja has spent several years working at Bayer's HR organization.

Previous position held in law firms.

Education:
Beuth Hochschule für Technik Berlin