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Embedding sustainability & social value in procurement

20 Jan 2021
Climate, sustainability & society
Alignment, change & transformation
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement

Balfour Beatty is a leading international infrastructure group who finance, develop, build and maintain innovative and efficient infrastructure that underpins daily life, supports communities and enables economic growth. Aaron Reid is a sustainable procurement and supply chain diversity...
SPEAKER(S): Aaron Reid, Head of Sustainable Procurement, Balfour Beatty
CHAIR: Meena Hans, Chief Sustainability Officer, Winmark

The Burning Issues on the COO Plate

21 Jan 2021
People, leadership, performance & diversity
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement

Nathan Bennett is the Author of Riding Shotgun: the role of the COO. Recently updated in 2018, the book is one of the few publications to attempt to crystallise the role of COO and the value it can bring to an organisation.
SPEAKER(S): Nate Bennett, Professor and Author, Georgia State University
CHAIR: Darren Carlile, Head of Customer Operations, Capital One

Better Data & Decisions: How to understand & manage your data to maximise insights & reporting

11 Feb 2021
Tech, cyber, data & digital
CIO, information security, digital & data
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement
CFO, finance, tax & treasury

There's value in data, but there are also costs and risks. Who should be involved in managing data; from capture through to storage, analysis and, ultimately, its commercial and strategic use? In this discussion a CFO, CIO and COO explore where responsibilities lie and what works best.
SPEAKER(S): Benay Sager, COO, Intelligent Debt Management Group, South Africa | Nina Tatsiy, Regional CIO, British American Tobacco
CHAIR: Mike Aspinall, Chief Financial Officer, Exonar

Managing crises and supply chains: a Total SE case study

26 Feb 2021
Innovation, operations & business models
CLO, ethics, risk, legal & compliance
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement

Total SE is a French multinational energy company founded in 1924 and one of the seven "Supermajor" oil companies in the world. It is present in over 130 countries and its businesses cover the entire oil and gas chain, from exploration and production, transportation, refining and trading. As part of its ambition to get to...
SPEAKER(S): Rowan McBrien, Vice President Legal, Europe & Central Asia, Total Exploration and Production
CHAIR: Alissa Foale, Chief Legal Officer, Brewin Dolphin Ltd

SETTING SUSTAINABILITY TARGETS AND ORGANISING TO DELIVER

24 Mar 2021
Growth, media & international
Climate, sustainability & society
People, leadership, performance & diversity
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement

In the run up to Cop26, more and more corporations are announcing their emissions reduction targets. But are these targets ambitious enough to achieve 50% reduction by 2030? And how exactly are companies going to achieve them? Join our panel to get an in-depth view of how companies are setting their...
SPEAKER(S): Tjeerd Krumpelman, Global Head of Business Advisory, Reporting & Engagement, ABN AMRO | Scott Abrahams, Group Head Acceptance and Emerging Payments, MasterCard | Gabrielle Giner, Head of Environmental Sustainability, BT | Nancy Hobhouse, Senior Sustainability Manager, John Lewis
CHAIR: Sam Baker, Partner in Sustainability / ESG, Deloitte Consulting & Advisor at Chapter Zero

Sustainability: ESG & responsible reward

22 Apr 2021
Boards, governance & stakeholders
Climate, sustainability & society
Presidents, chairs & non-executive directors
CEO & entrepreneurs
CFO, finance, tax & treasury
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement

As the pressure mounts on organisations to play their part in tackling the climate crisis, we’ll hear about some of the initiatives being used, what that journey looks like and why sustainability should be a key KPI for the future.
SPEAKER(S): Nick Lakin, Group Director of Corporate Affairs, Kingfisher | Laszlo Bekefi, General Manager, Coca-Cola HBC Hungary
CHAIR: Claudine​ Blamey, Head of Sustainability and Digital Strategy, Argent Services

The Role of the COO in the age of AI

28 Apr 2021
Tech, cyber, data & digital
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement

Imagine a future, in five to ten years time, where organisations have advanced, from today’s handful of AI proof of concepts and pilot projects, to that future where AI is fully embedded throughout the organisation. What will the new operating models look like? How will humans...
SPEAKER(S): Antony Turner, Freelance COO and Program Director. Founder, Coefficiency Lab
CHAIR: Talia Grantham, COO, Bright/Shift

A Transformation to One Procurement

13 May 2021
Alignment, change & transformation
Innovation, operations & business models
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement

Alex Jennings, Group Chief Procurement Officer at DS Smith will talk CPO members through how they combined processes, technology, organisational design, governance, compliance and change management to create a One Procurement approach. This procurement initiative that was...
SPEAKER(S): Alex Jennings, Group Chief Procurement Officer, DS Smith
CHAIR: Rhys Bush, Regional VP, EMEA, Avetta

COMMITMENT AND MOMENTUM – THE KEYS TO SUSTAINABILITY TRACTION

26 May 2021
Climate, sustainability & society
Boards, governance & stakeholders
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement

One of the most critical parts of any organisation’s sustainability journey is creating real commitment to delivering results. Vanessa will give us an overview of Pernod Ricard’s sustainability journey and share with us how she is tackling the challenge of...
SPEAKER(S): Vanessa Wright, VP Global Sustainability, Pernod Ricard
CHAIR: Isidora Díaz Heredia, Chief HSE and Sustainability Officer, Parques Reunidos Group

Anatomy of a strategic acquisition – towards a ‘greener’ portfolio

08 Jun 2021
Climate, sustainability & society
CFO, finance, tax & treasury
Presidents, chairs & non-executive directors
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement

Anglo Pacific recently completed a US$205m acquisition of a cobalt stream from the Voisey’s Bay mine in Canada. This transaction achieved the two most pressing strategic challenges facing the Company: that...
SPEAKER(S): Kevin Flynn, CFO, Anglo Pacific | George Latham, Managing Partner, WHEB Asset Management

Baking in sustainability from the operations up

14 Jun 2021
Innovation, operations & business models
Boards, governance & stakeholders
Purpose, values, strategy & culture
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement

Gladys Naylor, Group Head of Sustainability, with 23 years at the Mondi Group and a background in engineering will share their bottom-up operational and top-down strategic approach to deploying sustainability across the value chain. Ms Naylor will discuss the...
SPEAKER(S): Gladys Naylor, Group Head of Sustainability, Mondi
CHAIR: Xenia zu Hohenlohe, Founding Partner, Considerate Group

Supply Chain Resilience

17 Jun 2021
Tech, cyber, data & digital
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement

The pandemic has highlighted that global supply chains can be both fragile and vulnerable. As we slowly emerge from this crisis, now is the perfect time for procurement professionals to start looking at how they can mitigate effectively against future risk and build in...
SPEAKER(S): Matt Stallard, Head Of Group Procurement, Sainsbury's
CHAIR: Daniel Cameron, Chief Procurement Officer, Quilter PLC

Keeping Sustainability a Leadership Priority

06 Jul 2021
Climate, sustainability & society
Boards, governance & stakeholders
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement
Presidents, chairs & non-executive directors

The session is designed to help CSO’s ensure that Boards, CEOs and C-Suite Executives keep sustainability high on their agenda. Whether making economic choices in favour of sustainability over profitability or setting meaningful targets, the Board need to get...
SPEAKER(S): Susan Hooper, Non-Executive Director, Uber | Christopher Reeves, Director - ESG, John Laing Group plc
CHAIR: Richard Nugee, Climate Change and Sustainability Strategy Lead, Ministry of Defence

Values, purpose and ESG in B2B marketing

13 Jul 2021
Purpose, values, strategy & culture
CMO, marketing, communications & sales
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement

It is often said that consumers buy based on emotion and business buyers make decisions based on logic. But how true is this? Some studies suggest otherwise. Google, Gartner and Motista found that B2B buyers are more...
SPEAKER(S): Leeya Hendricks, Chief Marketing Officer, Delta Capita
CHAIR: James Kelliher, CEO, Whiteoaks International

Building a Data Business

14 Jul 2021
Tech, cyber, data & digital
CEO & entrepreneurs
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement
Presidents, chairs & non-executive directors

Cameron Ireland was CEO of BoardEx, one of the most successful business units in FTSE250 Euromoney PLC. He has significant experience in building data businesses and will talk members through the issues around data collection, such as...
SPEAKER(S): Cameron Ireland, CEO, BoardEx
CHAIR: Matthew Bayfield, Former CEO, Parity Group

Sanofi Case Study – Repositioning Procurement

15 Sep 2021
Innovation, operations & business models
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement

This case study is about how to empower procurement during a time of change. Stephen Cobham, Chief Procurement Officer, Sanofi, the French pharmaceutical company that has revenues in excess of...
SPEAKER(S): Stephen Cobham, Chief Procurement Office, Sanofi
CHAIR: Rhys Bush, Regional Vice President - EMEA, Avetta

Winmark presents: The COO Sessions with Professor Nate Bennett

20 Sep 2021
People, leadership, performance & diversity
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement

'The role of Chief Operating Officer is paramount. In fact, it's arguable that the number two position is the toughest job in a company. COOs play a critical part in executing the strategies developed by top management. And, in many cases, they...
SPEAKER(S): Nate Bennett, Professor, Georgia State University
CHAIR: Mike Wright, former COO, China Construction Bank

Sustainability Leadership: Making the Case and Activating Change

22 Sep 2021
People, leadership, performance & diversity
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement

The session will start with a focus on leadership and how to set yourself, as CSO, and your organisation up for success. It will share proven methods of effecting...
SPEAKER(S): Andy Wales, Chief Digital Impact & Sustainability Officer, BT
CHAIR: Andrew Lowe, Senior Client Partner, Korn Ferry

Supply Chain Technology: From Today to Tomorrow – The Practitioners’ View

14 Oct 2021
Tech, cyber, data & digital
CIO, information security, digital & data
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement

As supply chain vulnerabilities become a greater source of risk, companies are having to invest more time and energy in ensuring their products can reach customers. It is also clear that industry cannot continue...

To book your place at this event please email events@winmarkglobal.com
SPEAKER(S): Noel Singgih, Chief Information Officer – APAC, DHL Supply Chain | Ho Ghim Siew, Head of Group Strategy & Cargo Solutions, PSA International Pte Ltd | Jeffrey Tan, Head, Group Corporate Development & Group Technology, YCH Group
CHAIR: Ferhad Ismail, Head of TMS Solutions, Toll Group

Are inflation fears real? How should CFOs respond?

20 Oct 2021
Risk, ethics & geopolitics
CFO, finance, tax & treasury
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement
Presidents, chairs & non-executive directors

Driven by supply chain disruption and labour shortages the UK inflation rate is expected to reach 4% by the end of the year. The Bank of England expects inflation to return to its target 2% rate in the medium-term. However, there is a...
SPEAKER(S): Martin Wolf, Chief Economics Commentator, Financial Times
CHAIR: Patrick Butcher, former Group CFO, Capita

Sustainability Summit: The Uninhabitable Earth

21 Oct 2021
Climate, sustainability & society
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement
Presidents, chairs & non-executive directors
CEO & entrepreneurs
CFO, finance, tax & treasury
CHRO, talent, learning & culture
CIO, information security, digital & data
CLO, ethics, risk, legal & compliance
CMO, marketing, communications & sales
Affordable & social housing

Author David Wallace-Wells's assessment of the speed and severity of global warming is shocking – but you need to hear it. It’s far worse than you think, it’s happening much faster than you...
SPEAKER(S): David Wallace-Wells, Author, The Uninhabitable Earth & Deputy Editor New York Magazine | Dame Jo da Silva, Global Director of Sustainable Development, Arup
CHAIR: Nazneen Rahman CBE, Non-Executive Director responsible for Sustainability matters, AstraZeneca

Procurement, Technology & Effective Integration

08 Nov 2021
Innovation, operations & business models
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement

David Feavearyear is SVP, Global Procurement at Pearson, the world's premiere learning company. Despite being over 175 years old, Pearson is rapidly transforming in response to the growing demand for online learning services, recognition of a growing skills gap, and the need to...
SPEAKER(S): David Feavearyear, SVP Global Procurement, Pearson UK
CHAIR: Daniel Cameron, Chief Procurement Officer, Quilter Plc

The challenges of integration, post merger or acquisition

10 Nov 2021
Innovation, operations & business models
Purpose, values, strategy & culture
CFO, finance, tax & treasury
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement

In our first foray back to in-person meetings since the start of the pandemic, we are delighted to be holding this early evening drinks evening and discussion examining the challenges of integrating entities following a merger or acquisition. Principal integration challenges may be...
SPEAKER(S): Stephanie Glucina, VP - Global Tax Planning, Hasbro | Kelvin Stagg, Chief Financial Officer, Page Group
CHAIR: Chris Danes, Tax Partner, MHA MacIntyre Hudson

Sustainability reporting: case studies and emerging best practice

15 Nov 2021
Climate, sustainability & society
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement

Over the last 18 months, significant progress has been made toward establishing global sustainability reporting standards. Global agencies and governments are dialling up the pressure on sustainability - so apart from the moral imperative and pressure - businesses will now have to...
SPEAKER(S): Angel Fraile, Head of Sustainability Planning, Enel | David Astley, Senior Technical Officer, Climate Disclosure Standards Board
CHAIR: Isidora Diaz Heredia, Chief HSE and Sustainability Officer, Parques Reunidos Group

The twelve elements of independent judgement

16 Nov 2021
People, leadership, performance & diversity
Presidents, chairs & non-executive directors
CEO & entrepreneurs
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement

It is a core legal duty of all Directors to “exercise independent judgement” on issues such as strategy, performance and standards of conduct. But what exactly is “independent judgement” and how can board members assure themselves they are fulfilling this...
SPEAKER(S): Sir Andrew Likierman, Professor of Management Practice, London Business School
CHAIR: Charlotte Valeur, Founder, Global Governance Group

Case Studies: Mitigating Climate Change

12 Jan 2022
Alignment, change & transformation
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement

The purpose of this inspirational series of CSO meetings is to share real world examples of what organisations are actually doing to achieve their Net-Zero pledges. These bold and innovative case studies come from a variety of...
SPEAKER(S): Sebastien Pivet, Group CSR Director, AS Watson | Dan Myerson, Executive Chair & CEO, Foran Mining
CHAIR: Venetia Bell, Group Chief Sustainability Officer, GIB UK (Gulf International Bank)

Using people data and analytics to unlock value

13 Jan 2022
People, leadership, performance & diversity
CHRO, talent, learning & culture
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement
CIO, information security, digital & data

With the advancement of AI and machine learning the science of people analytics has become more advanced in recent years. And through advanced analytics, organisations are enabling and empowering their...

Building resilience for you and your team

25 Jan 2022
People, leadership, performance & diversity
Presidents, chairs & non-executive directors
CEO & entrepreneurs
CFO, finance, tax & treasury
CHRO, talent, learning & culture
CIO, information security, digital & data
CLO, ethics, risk, legal & compliance
CMO, marketing, communications & sales
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement
Affordable & social housing

Google searches for 'symptoms of stress’ increased more than 5000% in 2020 compared to the previous year and according to research by Forbes, more than two thirds (69%) of employees are experiencing symptoms of burnout. With the speed and scale of...
SPEAKER(S): Michael Matania, Founder, Tough Cookie

Achieving Strategic Procurement: Relational Contracting & Collaborative Working

31 Jan 2022
Purpose, values, strategy & culture
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement

Network Rail owns and operates most of the railway network in Great Britain and employs 42,000 staff and has a yearly revenue of £6.6 billion. With around 11,000 suppliers, they depend heavily on their supplier relations to ensure the continued success of their entire operation. Kevin Tozer is Head of Collaborative Working for Network Rail and is...
SPEAKER(S): Kevin Tozer, Head of Collaborative Working, Network Rail

Supply chain decarbonisation

08 Feb 2022
Climate, sustainability & society
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement

Sustainability commitments from companies have so far been mainly focused on reducing emissions produced directly by their activities. However, more organisations are now pledging to reduce their Scope 3 emissions I.e., those generated in the...

Risk and Return: Capital raising part 1 – private equity

17 Feb 2022
Business partnering & resourcing
Presidents, chairs & non-executive directors
CEO & entrepreneurs
CFO, finance, tax & treasury
CHRO, talent, learning & culture
CIO, information security, digital & data
CLO, ethics, risk, legal & compliance
CMO, marketing, communications & sales
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement
Affordable & social housing

Understanding what makes sound capital budgeting and funding decisions is a vital skillset of any senior manager. To contribute more meaningfully to financial decisions in your own company, you need to understand the various ways companies can raise...

Risk and return: raising capital part 2 – IPOs

15 Mar 2022
Business partnering & resourcing
Presidents, chairs & non-executive directors
CEO & entrepreneurs
CFO, finance, tax & treasury
CHRO, talent, learning & culture
CIO, information security, digital & data
CLO, ethics, risk, legal & compliance
CMO, marketing, communications & sales
COO, climate, sustainability, supply & procurement
Affordable & social housing

Going public is one of the biggest decisions any company will make and the path to floatation is littered with important decisions. Is now the right time? Which is the best route to...

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