David Ratnam

David Ratnam

RedApple 7 Partner for Procurement and Supply Chain Management

Significant experience having held senior positions at companies such as Hertz, Unisys, T Mobile, and as a Consulting Partner at KPMG and TATA, Davids’ expertise coves all aspects of procurement, supply chain management, business transformation, mergers and acquisitions and commercial management. He has continually focussed on innovation as an advocate of change with success in building new procurement teams and operating structures alongside identifying outsourcing opportunities and transition services.

Executive leader with expertise in all facets of procurement across public, private and consultancy sectors, with a proven track record of delivery and transformation.  Credible at board-level as a strategic thinker with a collaborative leadership style to empower high performance levels in the commercial procurement function.  Continually focused on innovation as an advocate of change with success in building new procurement teams and operating structures or identifying outsourcing opportunities to transition services.  Strong in negotiating substantial procurement contracts and applying best practice procurement principles of fairness and transparency in the tender management lifecycle. Equally successful in delivering significant P&L benefits for multiple organisations through contract renegotiation and new contract award.

  • Procurement Management
  • Commercial Management
  • Strategic Planning & Analysis
  • Supply Chain Contracts
  • Credit & Risk Management
  • Business Transformation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
  • Stakeholder Relationships
  • Team Building & Leadership
  • Strategic Outsourcing
  • Tender Management
  • Regulatory Compliance