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Speaker detail

  • Filipe Barreiros
  • Former Director of procurement
  • OSN, United Arab Emirates

Filipe has over 20 years of senior management progressive experience in strategic procurement, large scale digital transformation, product and business development with leading blue-chip corporations in complex and diverse business environments across multiple geographies (Europe, MENA and LATAM) and industries (IT/IS, Internet, Telecommunications, Technology, Media, Retail)

Filipe has been based in the MENA region since 2016. He is currently advisor and consultant to leading corporations, private equity, semi-government organizations and multiple blue-chip organizations in operations improvement, contract negotiations, strategic partnerships, cost optimization, process harmonization, advanced analytics, procurement transformation, category strategies, spend management, and source to settle technologies.

He has headed global procurement for the region's leading media company – OSN and recently was responsible for setting up the procurement function for one of the region's most prominent technology startup (Careem)