Evan Sutherland

Evan Sutherland

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UK Procurement & Supply chain Director, Balfour BeattyEvan is the UK Procurement & Supply chain Director at Balfour Beatty, having joined in 2015 during the start of the ‘build to last’ programme which has seen a transformation of the company’s fortunes. He is responsible for leading the procurement leadership team covering all business areas and managing a very large and complex supply chain. Focus over the last 24 months has been the implementation of a number of key technology systems to automate how Balfour Beatty manages its supply base, tenders work, contracts and ensures payment on time. Prior to joining Balfour Beatty, Evan has held a number of procurement roles across Aerospace (QinetiQ), Telecoms (Vodafone) and Pharmaceutical (AstraZeneca). He has been a member of CIPS since 2004 and holds a degree in Economics as well as MSc in Marketing & Management - where he attended Loughborough University. Evan lives in Surrey with his wife and three kids (Mac, Olly and Gracie), other interests include following Sheffield Wednesday, going to the gym and travelling.