In this role Andre is accountable for the design, development, deployment and embedding of a fully integrated end-to-end Category Management process in Mubadala Petroleum to effectively manage supply chain risks and create value for third party spend. In addition, Andre leads all critical sourcing and major negotiations for capital projects, operations, drilling rigs and services. Previously, Andre was the Global Category Manager for Operations Services at BP based in Houston, Texas USA. In this role, Andre was responsible for developing a global Market Sector Strategy, Strategic Sourcing and Supplier Management Framework and establishing Global Agreements. Prior to moving to Houston, Texas, Andre was the Procurement and Supply Chain Management Manager for BP Angola in Luanda where he was responsible for $1.5 billion annual spend. He received his professional qualification with Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) in UK and his Master of Science in Procurement and Supply Management from Glamorgan University in United Kingdom. Currently attending Doctorate in Business Administration (Ph.D Degree) specializing in Global Oil and Gas Procurement and Supply Chain Management.