John is Partner and practice lead for Supply Chain & Procurement at Baringa Partners, an award winning mid-tier consultancy. Baringa are a consultancy with a difference and were winners of the 2017 Great Place To Work Award in the large company category. Baringa now have over 500 consultants – they are headquartered in London, but with offices across the world, including a Middle East regional office in Abu Dhabi.
John has 16 years cross industry Supply Chain & Procurement experience, spanning Oil & Gas, Chemicals, Mining, Commodities, Utilities, Consumer Goods, Retail and Non-Profit. He has spent half of this working in the energy sector with the likes of Shell, BP, Chevron, Saudi Aramco, Petronas, Petrobras and Tullow, mostly in upstream and capital projects supply chain. He has widespread experience in the Middle East through engagements in Shell and BGC in Iraq, PDO in Oman and Saudi Aramco. He currently leads an Oil & Gas Supply Chain collaboration program with the Oil & Gas Technology Council (OGTC), focused on using digital technology to transform the Oil & Gas Supply Chain.
John is also a Chartered Fellow at the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport, a member of the Humanitarian Logistics Association.