Rohan Yoganathan

Head of Procurement, Barnardo’s

Rohan is a respected procurement professional with significant experience in Change Management Programmes, Strategic Planning, Communication and Business Transformation. As a Head of Procurement Rohan has established a reputation for delivering complex and focussed projects where simplification and attention to detail has become his signature that makes the difference. Rohan has modernised Local Government organisations and Charities achieving value for money cashable savings in excess of £1million plus per annum.

Rohan’s reputation as a tough negotiator and valuable team contributor has been earned through strong adherence to procurement governance and astute commercial management.

Session Details

Workshop (Part 1): Procurement as an enabler not a blocker 

In this workshop we will discuss the role of procurement within charities, how to overcome the challenges and demonstrate the value it brings. We will explore new approaches to raise the profile of the procurement team and their achievements. We will discuss tools to demonstrate clarity and control and how to share this throughout an organisation, from Board of Trustees to volunteering teams.

Benefits of attending this session:

  • Learn how procurement became an enabler in Barnardo’s
  • Understand what the charity sector can learn from business
  • Takeaway a tool to raise your team’s profile

Note: This is part 1 of a special two-part session running from 12.45pm – 1.15pm (i.e. sessions W3 and W4).