Meet the speaker: Proxima Group CPO, Simon Geale

Proxima Group Chief Procurement Officer Simon Geale will be speaking at Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE: The Risk & Resilience Conference

In Brief

Name: Simon Geale

Company: Proxima Group

Position: CPO

Year joined: 2010 

Attending: Wednesday 27 April

Panel Discussion: Digital Procurement

Who is Simon Geale?

As Chief Procurement Officer at procurement and supply chain consultancy Proxima, Geale is accountable for driving product and service innovation, market and media relations. He advises executives, procurement teams and vendors on all things procurement 

He describes himself as "a two-time failed tech entrepreneur, master shape shifter in PowerPoint and regular commentator in the media".

He adds: "As a father of two young girls when not working, I spend my time moonlighting as a taxi driver, dinosaur or being ridden around my house like a horse."

Who is Proxima?

Proxima is a leading procurement and supply chain consultancy that works with some of the world’s largest and most successful businesses, "helping them spend their money wisely."

The company says of itself: "We do this through an extensive suite of procurement consultancy services focused on cost transformation, supply chain sustainability, and decarbonization. We are famous for our delivery as experienced specialists, immersed in your business, accelerating outcomes."

About Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE: The Risk & Resilience Conference

This year, sister publications Procurement Magazine and Supply Chain Digital are heading back to the Tobacco Dock (London, UK) to host Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE: The Risk & Resilience Conference

The two-day hybrid event will be held on the 27th and 28th of April 2022, in-person and broadcast live via our fully interactive virtual platform.

To attend in-person or virtually for Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE: Risk & Resilience, click here.

Across these two unmissable days, the agenda will include seven core themes:

  • Supply Chain Risk & Resilience 
  • Digital Procurement
  • Transformation 
  • Supply Chain Sustainability 
  • The Global Logistic Forum 
  • Supplier & Contract Management 
  • Digital Ecosystems

To explore the full agenda for Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE: Risk & Resilience, click here.

Share

Featured Articles

Third-party supply risk 'key to survival' - Refinitiv report

The American-British global provider of financial market data and infrastructure, Refinitiv, has published a paper on how 3rd party is a key to survival

Logistics global air, sea rail & road news round-up

Rail freight body ERFA sounds legal warning to EC; China ports see traffic increase, despite lockdowns; US logistics report shows huge 2021 cost increases

IBM supply chain head's digital transformation insight

Speaking at Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE: The Risk & Resilience Conference, IBM Supply Chain Transformation Lead Bob Booth shares transformation insight

Uyghur Forced Labor Protection Act & US supply chains

Sustainability

Put people at heart of supply chain transformation - Loseby

Supply Chain Risk Management

Regional supply chain problems add complexity, says Kinaxis

Logistics