Jonathan Dutton is a professional Trainer as well as an independent management consultant specializing in procurement, marketing, business development and conference events & production as both a producer and presenter or MC.
His training work is informed not only by over 30 years business experience, but also a rich experience working in Learning & Development over many years in both procurement and sales. Jonathan’s relaxed yet indomitable and occasionally edgy style helps him draw on a wealth of relevant CASE STUDIES and deploy useful exercises which help delegates immediately apply lessons into their own context.
Until February 2013, he was Managing Director of Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply Australasia (CIPSA) for over eight years and was responsible for all aspects of CIPS activities as the global peak body for professional procurement & supply management in the region. He represented the profession and its standards to the highest levels of business and government. Jonathan also ran the CIPSA training business and, previously, the CIM one – the premium marketing training business in the UK.
Jonathan is a fellow of CIPS in his own right and achieved MCIPS by examination over twenty years ago. He has worked in senior positions for British Airways, QANTAS, Regus & CHUBB, and is a fellow of four institutes covering not only procurement but marketing, management and the royal society of arts. He is also a graduate diploma member of the institute of company directors, and has a degree in economics with accountancy and business law.
Over the last 15 years, including whilst CEO at CIPSA, Jonathan has spoken or hosted over 300 procurement conferences & events, as well as numerous training courses he has both designed & delivered. He has personally interviewed on stage the NZ Prime Minister, several federal cabinet ministers, numerous former state premiers & ministers and a number of top CEOs and CFOs. He has also interviewed CPOs, several celebrities and one billionaire.
Jonathan is based in Melbourne, Australia, yet works frequently throughout the region. He can be reached easily through LINKED IN, twitter @JDTheBuyer or his website www.jdconsultancy.com.au or on e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org