Our EMEA Board Members
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
Penrhos College | Associate’s Degree, Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management, MIPS
Orazio is leading a global team covering the direct sourcing for Claims Legal Services at Swiss Re Group with team members based in five countries across four continents. He has a direct working experience in six countries in EMEA, facilitating multiple transformation projects and sourcing activities across multiple categories and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply.
Previous positions held at: Deutsche Bank
Bocconi University | Bachelor of Science, Business Administration; Master of Science (Hons), Organisation & IT systems
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore | PhD, Management
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
Missouri State University | Bachelor of Science, Management
University of St Andrews | Master of Letters, International Business
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.
Fellow Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply
Group Chief Operations Officer, Legal & Integrity
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.
Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands | M.Sc. Electrical Engineering - Power Engineering and Electrical Physics
Procurement Manager - Professional Services
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.
Manchester University | BSc (Hons). CIPs
Global Sourcing Officer
Shell Oil Corporation
Comfortable on both the client and law firm sides, Vincent is a procurement and pricing expert. His focus is on profit modeling & (KPIs) key performance indicator monitoring/quality metric analysis, inventory management, forecasting, negotiations, developing fee arrangements, and tight budget controls. Vincent is co-author of the book Law Firm Pricing: Strategies, Roles and Responsibilities and authored the article “Tools for Measuring AFAs” in the Legal Procurement Handbook.
Previous positions held at: Reed Smith, Squire Sanders, White, Case
Columbia University - Columbia Business School | Masters, Technology Management
University of Liverpool | MBA, Business
Procurement Category & Supplier Manager Legal
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.
Beuth Hochschule für Technik Berlin
Global Category Manager Legal Services
A procurement professional with extensive experience in indirect procurement, Magda has been involved in the legal services category since 2014 when she joined a transformation program team, with the aim to optimize how the legal function operated.
Previous positions held at: Syngenta, Philips
University of Lodz | Master of Arts, International Relations
University of Lodz | Bachelor of Arts, English Language Teaching
Manager Group Procurement/Legal
Laura joined adidas in 2017. She embraced the challenge to successfully lead the build-up of the global Legal Procurement category as part of the great Procurement transformation journey adidas chose to undertake. Previously she practiced Civil Law specialized on litigation for over five years with a Madrid law firm, which proved to be a key success factor in her Procurement role and in establishing a solid and sustainable collaboration between the Legal and Procurement teams within adidas.
Universidad Complutense Madrid | Law Degree
Universidad Complutense Madrid | Bachelor of Business Administration
Member of the Madrid Bar Association