Keith has over 20 years experience of Procurement & Supply Chain leadership and delivery across both the Public and Private sectors. He is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply and holds SC security clearance.
He has worked in multiple industries covering both direct and indirect categories, has managed complex projects and category spend areas of up to £300m and has delivered quantifiable savings against budgeted targets in excess of £60m, with costs avoided many times in excess of this figure.
Keith has a particular interest in Digital Procurement and has embraced and introduced new and emerging technologies throughout his career in order to modernise procurement into a more efficient, innovative and disruptive discipline within organsiations.
In 2020 Keith was one of the founders of the Proctopus Global Procurement Community on Linkedin which now has over 1000 members from 30 countries and is a co-host of the fortnightly #ProcLive show on LinkedIn which provides unscripted, live and free procurement consultancy to the audience.
Keith is a proud husband and father and is currently facing an uphill battle to persuade his two sons to join him in supporting Bolton Wanderers.
Our Associate Procurement Consultants all bring specialist experience to a specific project or client. We believe it is people who make or break a business, and so we are careful to ensure that everyone representing AVAM Solutions will be highly professional as well as having strong interpersonal and business skills in addition to their procurement expertise.
We believe that one of the core strengths of our Associate Consultant model is that it allows us to provide a true cross section of diverse views and opinions allowing for a constant challenge and scrutiny of our proposed solutions. This means we are confident we can always find the most appropriate solutions for our clients.
This delivery model gives AVAM Solutions a genuine edge, enabling us to provide consultants with the skills, experience and interpersonal style to perfectly match each client project, as well as providing the resilience, flexibility and depth to ensure that we always deliver on time and in full.