As the world’s fastest-growing procurement and supply chain event, Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE 2023 was a disruptive learning and networking event that showcased some of the industry’s top speakers across innovation, thought leadership and strategy.
Procurement within Private Equity
Showcasing how procurement in private equity can drive value not only in terms of financial performance but also through social and environmental contributions, Natasha Schulz, Head of Procurement, Evercare Group the importance of adapting the narrative to cater to the needs and challenges of a short investment timeframe.
Managed by large private equity firm TPG, Evercare Group is dedicated to delivering quality healthcare to emerging markets in South Asia and Africa.
Acting as a platform between the fund manager and the assets they support, Evercare Group facilitates access to the markets they serve.
In her role as Head of Procurement at Evercare Group, Schulz has been dedicated to creating a framework and strategy for procurement, focusing on impact investing. During her keynote, she highlights the importance of cost efficiencies, supply chain optimisation, and ESG initiatives.
"I have around 18 years of procurement experience now and I've transitioned between multiple industries such as hospitality, healthcare, and now private equity,” said Schulz.
Procurement’s crucial role in private equity
Concluding her keynote, Schulz discusses the importance of procurement in private equity to deliver financial performance and capital efficiencies. As well as its impact on governance, patient care, and environmental and social contributions.
Schulz also emphasises the importance of tailoring the narrative to meet the expectations of various stakeholders, as well as the significance of risk management, compliance screening, and cost-efficiency opportunities in the due diligence process.
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