Karina Harris


Main procurement specialisms:

HR, Business Travel, Property, P2P, E-Sourcing, SRM


Companies previously worked for:



Most senior role held:

Regional Head Asia Pacific Indirect Procurement


Greatest achievements in Procurement:

1. Developed, and then implemented, a fully end-to-end transition strategy in Asia Pacific from decentralised to centralised Procurement

2. Established and developed the future skills/capabilities of the regional teams, creating a learning organisation

3. Created and implemented a contingent workforce delivery model for Australia, Singapore and Malaysia


Best procurement advice I’ve been given:

Timing is everything


Procurement advice I’d give:

Focus on the outcome to gain the best for the business - be customer-centric, keep asking the questions and creating the opportunities to make a difference


What I wish I’d known:

Who are the real competitors; with such changing markets, things are not as simple as they used to be, competition is everywhere


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