Excellence with a friendly twist
We are ambitious for our clients and first and foremost focussed on delivering results on your terms. We set the bar high when it comes to delivering a professional service.
But we are also human, and know that people learn best when they are kept interested, engaged and even entertained, so you’ll find these qualities are hallmarks of our training too.
“It was very easy to get along with the trainer the moment we met through our virtual training programme. The team were absolutely brilliant. Their in-depth knowledge of procurement regulations and advise was enormously helpful.”
Finance Director, GREATERSPORT
Meet the trainers
Every Procurement Central trainer brings a wealth of experience, specialist skill and their own engaging style to their training.
Founder & Managing Director
Steve is a well-known procurement and supply chain commentator and international keynote speaker and trainer. He has extensive commercial experience gained through a career spent implementing best practice for global blue-chip clients.
Global perspective, future-focussed, complex negotiations.
Peter is a commercial specialist with extensive contract management experience. He is the author of a number of specialist books on the subject of procurement, including Contract Management – Core Business Competence.
Buying intellectual property, technology procurement, purchasing and contract law.
With proven experience in delivering innovative and inspiring strategies that transform and improve businesses, Debbie brings a wealth of board-level CPO experience and a judicious approach to her training.
Digital procurement, global IT services, training & assessment.
A recognised name in international management training, Richard’s career has seen him facilitate over 2000 days of training in more than 28 cities across North America, Europe and Asia.
Blue-ocean strategy, leadership, strategic procurement.
Our point of view
You’ll find out more about what we think, and what we do, on our blog.
Joanna is a dynamic C-Suite advisor, speaker and author. In 2019 and 2020 she was designated a Top Global Influencer & Thought Leader in Digital Disruption, Change Management, Procurement, and Supply Chain by Thinkers360.
Positive disruption, procurement transformation, digitization.
Heinz was a CPO responsible for establishing and defining the European procurement function over a twelve-year period. He shares his experience through Procurement Central and also lectures at a number of German and Austrian business schools.
E-procurement, strategic sourcing, supply management.
Larry has extensive experience in helping companies to transform their purchasing and supply chain functions, as well as wider business transformations. He is highly respected and well-known for his engaging training style and invaluable insights.
Strategic sourcing, supply chain management, change management.
Shabnam is a highly knowledgeable procurement leader who has honed her skills working across multiple industries and categories including finance, technology and defence.
Supplier evaluation, marketing procurement, compliance monitoring.