I have 30 years of experience, and specialize in the field of purchasing and supply chain with specific knowledge in the areas of purchasing, supply chain and global sourcing. I have published on such topics as supply chain risk, developing cost analysis and sustainability. I have testified on pricing and markets and consultant credibility. I have witnessed a large transformation in my profession. It has gained credibility, status and it is a career choice for young people. It has moved into a revenue generating function and has a seat at the Board Room.