Jeff is a procurement leader with 25 years’ experience delivering best in class contract management, supplier relationship, asset management and distributive and integrative negotiations. Jeff is often leveraged at critical stages of negotiation to strengthen relationships and deliver sustainable deals. Jeff has plied his trade in multiple industries, including but not limited to finance, technology, outsourcing, mergers and acquisitions. Adept at handling critical situations Jeff has carved a niche in the procurement field for change management and transformation. Jeff is a strong believer that companies the world over under value the contribution of procurement, leaving a bounty of financial value on the table for procurement professionals to harvest.
Jeff received his BA in Communication Studies from the University of Windsor and has continued his education with Mediation Certification from the Alberta Arbitration and Mediation Society, Executive Management Certification from McMaster University’s DeGroote School of Business, Level 1A Governance Board Certification Program from the Canadian Board Diversity Council and most recently GTAA Senior Leadership Development Program from the Ivey Academy at the Ivey Business School. Jeff is Past Director and Treasurer for the Board of Directors at the Thyroid Foundation of Canada and currently serves as a Director on the Board of G.E.V. Management Limited a private real estate investment company.