Session held on 8th September 2021
About this session
Just as most procurement teams had started their journey towards compliance with the Modern Slavery Act (MSA), COVID-19 struck, drastically redefining the order of urgency. Many organisations have developed their policies and are working through their next steps. We discuss some of the practical steps organisations can take to further their Modern Slavery journey.
Frank Lai is a management consultant with expertise in supplier management, sustainable procurement, risk management, cost optimisation and data analytics. He is experienced in supply chain and procurement across a number of industries, and has an excellent track record of delivering positive strategic outcomes for clients. With extensive overseas experience in supplier management, contract negotiation and procurement, Frank is results oriented with demonstrated ability to vigorously assess, analyse and provide optimum solution to pressing challenges. He holds a PhD from the University of Melbourne, investigating the application of financial risk management techniques to assess and evaluate uncertainties, and has also been delivering lectures in the Faculty of Business and Economics, and Melbourne School of Engineering.
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|Keywords||CSR, Modern slavery, Social Procurement, Sustainable procurement|
|Topic / Interest||CSR, Establishing a Social Procurement Framework, Modern Slavery|
|Type||Agendas, Virtual Round-table Recording|