Entering the Awards is Easy

Follow the simple steps below to enter the Global Procurement & Supply Chain Awards. You will need to produce a submission that our expert judging panel will find worthy to shout about.

1. Register for the Awards

To enter the awards, you will need to register and pay the £350 (Inc VAT) registration fee. This will give you access to the registration form where you can enter as many categories as you like. You can register before the entries open up in February 2025 and get a head start on your submission!

Please note: The submission form will be sent to you separately and not until the entry date opens in February 2025.

2. Pick your Categories

Decide which categories best aligns with your business or executive to nominate. Enter as many categories as you like – good luck!

Please note: The submission form will be sent to you separately and not until the entry date opens in February 2025.

3. Create your Submission

You will need to create a submission for each category you enter. Submissions can either be written or produced as a video.

Written criteria: Each submission should be between 250-1,000 words.
Video criteria: Each submission should be no longer than 3 minutes.

Each submission is your chance to reach the eyes of our prestigious judging panel.


4. Submit via the Form

Submissions can only be accepted via the official entry form. You’ll gain access to the form after registering and paying the registration fee.

Please note: The submission form will be sent to you separately and not until the entry date opens in February 2025.

This doesn’t mean you have to wait to get started – register now and get to work on your submissions.

5. Relax and wait for the News

Once the entry date closes in May 2025, our expert panel of judges will get to work on deciding who makes the final. We will be in touch with everyone to share the great news.

Meet The Judges

Meet your growing panel of expert judges with more being announced. All entries will be profiled by the biggest champions of procurement and supply chain as they decide the winners.

Scott Birch

MD – Dubai and Chief Content Officer
Creative media professional with 30 years of diverse international experience in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Birch has edited daily, weekly, monthly and annual print titles, ranging from daily newspapers to glossy celebrity magazines, niche B2B magazines and luxury lifestyle publications. An early adopter of digital – creating web content since 1996 – Birch has also created digital app magazines, smartphone apps and overseen online strategies and social strategies. Birch has also worked in television, both behind and in front of the camera, and in public relations roles providing creative content and reputation management.

Alisa Bornstein

Chief Procurement Officer
VISA Europe

Alisa Bornstein is an international, business focused Procurement leader with c 30-years of experience in global and regional CPO and other senior roles, leading and transforming global and regional procurement in mature and emerging markets across various industries, in e.g. technology, telecom, semiconductor, fintech and finance and payments.

In January 2021, Alisa has joined Visa as Vice President, leading European Sourcing organisation. In her role she is focusing on driving transformation and operational excellence and championing ESG in supply chain.

Alisa is recognised industry leader, listed several times among Top 15 of Top 100 Global Leaders in Procurement. She is passionate advocate for value creating and business centric Procurement utilizing its unique position in the company ecosystem, enabling supplier innovation, collaboration and building a better world!

Jim Townsend

Former Chief Procurement Officer
Walgreens Boots Alliance

Townsend is the former CPO at Walgreens Boots Alliance, a Fortune 20 company. He now advises business executives and leadership teams on how to maximise the value from procurement.

Prior to joining Walgreens Boots Alliance, he worked for Anglo American and General Electric also within commercial procurement. He has worked overseas extensively, in manufacturing, distribution, healthcare and retail environments. He holds an MBA in Strategic Procurement from the University of Birmingham, UK and a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Ninian Wilson

Global Supply Chain Director & CEO
Vodafone Procurement Co

Wilson joined Vodafone on the 1st June 2009 as SCM IT Director, and was appointed to the board of Vodafone Procurement Company in November 2009.

Prior to joining Vodafone, Ninian held the position of Operations Director for Royal Mail plc, managing the largest workforce in the United Kingdom with full accountability for the delivery of Royal Mail’s customer promise and its transformation programme.

Previously Ninian held senior positions in Cable & Wireless plc. (Chief Procurement Officer & Group Property Director) and was a member of the board of the Caribbean business unit and Trustee of the Pension Scheme.

Daniel Weise

Managing Director and Senior Partner
Boston Consulting Group

A procurement enthusiast, Weise has had the privilege to lead BCG’s procurement business line globally. His work focuses on value delivery by putting suppliers at the core. Value delivery for Weise is much more than cost savings, but focuses equally on sustainability, innovation, quality, speed and resilient supply chains.

Putting a lot of focus on the enabling dimensions – the operating model and digital enablers – much of Weise ‘s client work has taken place in PMI or restructuring settings, lately in turbulent times.

As of today, Weise has published two books (‘Profit from the Source’ and ‘Jumpstart to Digital Procurement’) and is a proud co-author of several WEF publications on Sustainability.

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    Key Dates for your Diary

    All the dates you need to know for the Global Procurement & Supply Chain Awards.


    February, 2025


    May, 2025

    Shortlist Announced

    June, 2025


    July, 2025

    Awards Ceremony

    August 27-29,2025