ROB ALEXANDER

Chief Procurement Officer EMEA, JLL

10:05am 

Panel: Managing global versus local supply chains – mitigating risk and reducing spend

Current responsibilities

Rob is the Chief Procurement Officer for EMEA with responsibility for JLL internal and client spend across the 65 countries we operate in. In his current role, Rob leads the EMEA Supply Chain Management and Procurement Team who are responsible for the management of the supply chain throughout the EMEA region, covering our IFM, PAM, Tetris businesses. The team is organised into three parts; Category Management, Client interface and the Procurement Platform which encompasses our systems, processes and risk & compliance management. The team is located predominantly two
hubs of London and Warsaw, however, there are procurement professionals in 13 different countries across EMEA.

Previous experience

Prior to joining JLL, Rob has held senior supply chain roles in global businesses including Procter and Gamble, Carillion, Uniq. He has also several years consulting experience at Accenture, PwC and latterly at Occumen where he was a founding Partner. The breadth of these companies has allowed him to work across many market sectors including; FMCG, Electronics and High Tech, Food, Construction, Support Services, Financial Services to name a few.

Education and affiliations

 Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPs)
 BSc (Hons) Applied Biology, Bath University.