• International trainer and consultant in supply chain management
  • Independent consultant since 2002
  • Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM)
  • Qualifications in Adult Education and Adult Literacy
  • Guest lecturer at universities

  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) since 2009
  • CILT NZ has 500 members and is part of CILT International which boosts 34,000 members in 35 countries.
Senior Management
  • General management and operational management experience
  • Mentoring of senior management
  • Risk management facilitation
  • Project management
  • IT Leadership – intranet, online training, database set up
  • Management and leadership of H&S at multiple sites
  • HR management – e.g. closing a factory with 19 redundancies
  • Creation of standard processes and procedures across multiple sites
Supply Chain
  • Sales and Operations Planning
  • Procurement and Category Management
  • Warehouse / Distribution Design, Leadership and Management
  • Recruitment, mentoring and support of people in supply roles
  • Auditing, gap evaluation and action planning
  • IT system investigation, CAPEX and implementation project management
Health and Safety
  • Creation and auditing of health and safety systems and manuals
  • Training, consulting, mentoring
  • Focuses on health and safety in the supply chain sector – for example logistics providers, factories, warehouses and traffic flows
Project Management
  • Sourcing, evaluation and selection of a 3PL in Sydney for a NZ client
  • IT – specification, selection, implementation
  • Warehouse design, move into new site, then optimisation
  • Driving effective cultural change with un-welcomed projects – e.g. health and safety and IT platforms
  • General management and operational management experience
  • Creation of on-line learning and development system
  • Holds National Certificate in Adult Education Level 5
  • Holds National Certificate in Adult Literacy Level 5
  • Training needs analysis, creation and tailoring of training programmes
  • Creation of internal training programmes and setting up on LMS

Short term assignments over the years

Part time 13 month contract
  • Member of senior management team
  • Evaluation of IT systems, capex request, selection and then set up of Microsoft 365 nationally
  • Commencing of national procurement system
  • Setting up and implementation of national health and safety system across 100 sites
Mrs Rogers
1-2 days per week for 14 months
  • 100 staff in spice manufacturing
  • Creation and implementation of health and safety system
  • Implementation of training programme for warehousing, procurement and factory leadership
  • Creation of procedures manual
  • Implementation of procedures, forms and processes
Offshore training and consulting
  • 3 trips to the Middle East delivering warehousing courses
  • Procurement training in Indonesia
  • Supply Chain training in Malaysia and Singapore
  • 3PL project in Australia enabling the 100% capability improvement of a manufacturing organisation

Professional Memberships

President – Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport NZ Fellow since 2009

Member since 2014 Previous positions – Secretary and Treasurer