Government policies and sustainable procurement: driving economic transformation (Hybrid event - online only)

Government policies and sustainable procurement: driving economic transformation (Hybrid event - online only)

25th Apr 2024 9:45am - 2pm
West Africa Time

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2024-04-25 09:45:00 2024-04-25 14:00:00 Africa/Lagos Government policies and sustainable procurement: driving economic transformation (Hybrid event - online only) Live virtual stream event


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This session will examine the role of government policies and regulations in promoting sustainable procurement practices to drive economic transformation. It will aim to discuss policy instruments such as green public procurement policies, incentives for sustainable businesses, and certification schemes.

This is a hybrid event and if you would prefer to attend the event in-person please book your place here.

Bookings will close end of Thursday 18th April.

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Oluyemi Ogunyemi MCIPS
Head Materials Management, Dangote Sugar Refinery PLC

Oluyemi is a multidisciplinary professional with extensive experience across several sectors - Information Technology, Geoscience, Finance, Oil and Gas, and Manufacturing. He advanced his career in Supply Chain Management through knowledge gathered as a self study CIPs candidate. He has held several roles in Supply chain management in publicly listed companies where  he participated in several large ticket projects. He currently leads the Material Management section of Dangote Sugar Plc, Lagos. He likes to read and coach others when he is not working.

William Asim-Ita
CEO, Branbill Limited

William Asim-Ita is a trained Chemical Engineer from the prestigious Federal University of Technology, Owerri, and is currently an MBA Student at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife. A professional with about 2 decades of cumulative practical experience in Brand communications, Procurement, CSR, HSE, Engineering, and Environmental Sustainability having executed and gone through a series of projects, training, and courses.

He has applied his skillset working with blue chip companies and multinationals like GSK, Unilever, NBC- Coca Cola, Powerhorse, TotalEnergies, Shell, IHS, Dangote Sugar Refinery, P&G, Heineken, Access Bank, GAC Motors to mention a few.

Hussaini Yahaya Yakubu, MNIM, MBA
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Linkifin Limited

Hussaini Yahaya Yakubu is a highly accomplished professional in the field of management and technology. With extensive experience in both the information technology sector and the financial technology industry, he has consistently demonstrated his expertise in strategic alignment, business development, and solving complex challenges within the supply chain ecosystem.

Currently serving as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Linkifin Limited, a leading Fintech company, Hussaini leads the organization in providing innovative solutions for Supply Chain Finance. Under his guidance, Linkifin Limited has successfully addressed cash flow challenges within the supply chain and established itself as a trusted partner for businesses seeking optimized financial processes

Chief Pascal Egwim FCIPS

Director General & CEO, Imo State Bureau of Public Procurement and Price Intelligence

Pascal holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management and a post graduate professional Diploma (MCIPS) and a Fellowship (FCIPS) from the premier Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply,. He has over 25 years of Logistics, Contracting, Procurement & Supply Chain Management experience and expertise in the government and Oil & Gas Sectors. Overall Contract Management, Total Cost of Ownership Concepts, Strategic Cost Leadership Concepts and the Shell Core values of Honesty. Currently serving the Government and people of Imo State, Nigeria as Director General and CEO at the Bureau of Public Procurement and Price Intelligence.

Charles Oranyeli FNSE, FNICE, MCIPS

Charles is multidisciplined with degrees in Civil Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Finance & CIPS. He has over 35yrs experience in Design, Construction, Project Management, Public Infrastructure Development and Supply chain.

Upon graduation in 1988, Charles started his career as an Engineer with Rustali Structural Engineering company who were Contractors to Nigerian Agip Oil Company and moved on to Public Infrastructure development (Bendel & then Delta States) spanning Eleven years experience in Engineering Design, Construction and Development of younger Engineers across the various Engineering disciplines. He also Consulted for the Petroleum Trust Fund on the National Rural Water Supply Program for Delta State (under Gibkam).

Charles has a passion for developing people and has developed and implemented Training programs as a former branch Technical Secretary & later Secretary of Nigerian Society of Engineers and in current role as a Supply Chain professional.

Yemisi Ashimolowo
Head - Planning and Procurement, May & Baker Nigeria Plc

Yemisi Ashimolowo is a Trained Industrial Engineer and a Certified Supply Chain Professional. She has over 10 years of experience in supply chain management spanning material planning, strategic sourcing, strategic procurement, category management, supplier management, inventory management and control, contract management, and logistics across Pharmaceutical, Consumer Goods and Automobile Industries. She has consistently added value and proven her expertise in driving continuous improvement opportunities and best practices, to streamline processes and improve efficiency within the supply chain space.

Yemisi currently works with May & Baker Nigeria Plc, a publicly quoted foremost pharmaceutical manufacturing company, as Head - Planning and Procurement, where she is responsible for the central planning and procurement activities of the company.