“The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”
– Nelson Mandela
Calvin brings over 22 years’ experience in Indirect Procurement and Strategic Sourcing, having managed over USD1.8B spend of good and services across South East Asia, Taiwan, Korea and Hong Kong. His wealth of experience comes from working with Multi-National Companies such as IBM, HP, REC, IQVIA (formally known as Quintiles) and Singtel.
He has managed indirect categories such as IT (HW/SW/Telco), Marketing, Real Estate Services, Temp/Contract Labor and Travel. He has set up an eSourcing shared services delivery Hub as well as roll-out of Procure-to-Pay processes and system. He has also successfully negotiated global outsourcing agreements.
In his last role in Singtel, he was responsible for the management and delivery of Procurement Transformation programs such as Sustainability Supply Chain Management, Business Process Outsourcing, Procurement Governance and Annual Ops Budget planning across the Singtel Group. This entailed effective Change Management not only within the various procurement organizations, but also across a broad group of business stakeholders.
Calvin graduated with a Bachelors of Mechanical Engineering (Honors) and Master of Engineering Science (Ergonomics) from The University of Melbourne.