Cory Thwaites is the Executive Director Procurement at TECOM Group, where he oversees procurement transformation, strategic sourcing, supplier relationships, and performance management. With more than 20 years of experience, including roles with a number of renowned multinational blue-chip companies, Cory offers senior level expertise in strategic sourcing, procurement, change and project management, and outsourcing. He has a proven track record for devising and delivering strategies that develop synergy, deliver cost savings, improve quality and value, and increase company profits. Cory currently serves as Chairman of the Charter Institute of Procurement and Supply’s Dubai branch committee, in which he is an active member.