Gordon Donovan is the Director of Market Research for Procurement and External Workforce with SAP. He has over 30 years procurement experience leading transformations and establishing functions to deliver enterprise-wide value. Recognized as a thought leader in procurement, he is a sought-after speaker, writer, and presenter.
Gordon has extensive experience developing frameworks, processes, and governance that help organizations achieve world class procurement outcomes. He has led procurement teams in the health, rail, finance and public sector industries in the United Kingdom and Asia.
As director of market research for Procurement and External Workforce at SAP, Gordon tracks the latest procurement trends and forms insights that influence SAP’s strategy.
Gordon earned a graduate diploma from the University of Salford in 1996, and a master’s degree in strategic procurement from the University of South Wales in 2016. He is both a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) and a council member of World Commerce & Contracting. Connect with him on Twitter and LinkedIn.