OUR TEAM

Led by Steve Wills, our team of highly trained professionals & CIPS Certified Masters are dedicated to applying their skills, experience, and diverse backgrounds to provide friendly, efficient service to our clients.  Together we have vast experience in Procurement & Supply Chain and pride ourselves in tailoring our knowledge to suit your business requirements.

Contact us to know more about our Procurement Training & Courses.

STEVE WILLS

FCIPS, MBA

Founder and Managing Director

Steve is the Founder and Managing Director of Procurement Central, and as such as worked with major Global clients implementing best practice

procurement.

Steve is an experienced commentator and speaks at national and international conferences as well as having print and broadcast media experience. Steve speaks on a range of topics including: 'How To Negotiate' & 'The Future Direction of Procurement'.

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DEBBIE SORRELL

FCIPS

Senior Trainer

We are delighted to welcome Debbie to the Procurement Central team.

Debbie is an articulate and personable executive with proven experience in

delivering innovative and inspiring strategy that transforms and improves

businesses. Debbie has a broad experience in cloud services from both the

procurement and sales perspectives, deep expertise in digital procurement

across a range of sectors including IT, financial services and government.

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JOANNA MARTINEZ

FCPA, FCMA

Senior Trainer

Joanna is a highly experienced Procurement Practitioner and we are very lucky to have her as part of our team. Joanna is a dynamic, energetic leader and consultant. She is recognized as a global procurement / supply chain leader and provides coaching, strategy development, training, and opportunity assessment. Her clients range from Fortune 50 companies to technology startups. Joanna is known for leveraging best practices across a variety of businesses.

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HEINZ SCHAEFFER

Senior Trainer

Heinz started his career at the Research Lab of Alcatel, where he wend on to hold various positions such as Head of Marketing Communication and Head of IS department, and Head of Procurement.  Heinz was responsible for establishing the Procurement function when he joined AXA Germany in 2003. He was instrumental in defining the organisational structure, the key policies and in building the Procurement team.  Heinz also lectures at a number of German and Austrian Business Schools.

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LISA HYDE

Operations Manager

Lisa is a dynamic individual with a bright and friendly nature, she has a proven history of working on multiple tasks simultaneously and creating strong and positive relationships with both clients and colleagues.  Lisa is an organized worker with excellent attention to detail,  dedicated to performing tasks to a high quality.

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PETER SAMMONS

MCIPS

Senior Trainer

Peter has extensive experience in Purchasing and Contract Law, he is a member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply. 

Peter is a team player, motivator and training specialist, he is a contributor to business press on commercial matters, and is an expert author releasing several books including “Contract Management - Core Business Competence” and “Cost Cutting - A Cultural Shift To Sustainable Cost - Base Reduction”

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RICHARD MORRISSEAU

FCPA, FCMA

Senior Trainer

Richard has vast experience in helping business leaders in a management, consultant and advisor role as well as being a recognized international trainer and facilitator in management training programs. Richard has been trained by SECOR in Europe and VISTAGE INTERNATIONAL in San Diego, California, where he attended and graduated from two major boot camps on facilitation and training.

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LARRY BEARD

FCIPS

Senior Trainer

Larry has extensive experience in helping companies to transform their Purchasing & Supply Chain functions, as well as overall Business Transformation.  Larry whilst approachable, empowers others to deliver results with their own personal skills and attributes, whilst providing his full support and backing.  Larry is very personable, providing very engaging courses,  sharing his invaluable insights on supplier risk management.  

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IAIN CAMERON

MCIPS

Senior Trainer

Iain is an experienced and valued member of our training team. An accomplished Senior Supply Chain Manager, Consultant and Trainer, with European and Asian Supply Chain experience.  Iain has a proven track record of developing people, implementing change and delivering business improvements. Iain is a member of CIPS and holds an MBA from Leicester University. Iain is an intelligent, creative thinker and highly competent manager.

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SARAH SMITH

Administrator

Sarah is a highly organised and motivated member of the Procurement Central team.  

Sarah has a consistent, patient and calm approach to her work, as well as exceptional communication skills and the ability to engage with people on all levels.

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