Ian Bolger

Acting Group Head of Procurement, Peel Ports

Ian Bolger is acting Group Head of Procurement at Peel Ports Group, and is a Principal at Efficio Consulting, Europe’s largest specialist procurement and supply chain consultancy, who are supporting Peel Ports Group in a transformation of their procurement and supply chain operations. Over his 25 year career Ian has worked for leading companies including Thames Water, Network Rail, Exxon, DIAGEO and CEMEX, with director level roles in Procurement, Operations and Strategy. As Head of Supply Chain at Thames Water, he lead a complete transformation of the supply chain function, the excellence of which won him the CIPS Senior Professional of the Year in 2010, and achieved short-listing in 5 categories at the 2011 Procurement Leaders Awards Рwinning the Innovation category, as well as winning the National Outsourcing Association Excellence award and the Managing Consulting Association commercial excellence awards. He is a graduate of Nottingham University and has completed Business Administration courses at Stanford Business School and INSEAD. He is a Fellow of both the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply and the International Institute for Advanced Purchasing and Supply.