e5 p2 : Kuntha Chelvanathan

Episode Information

In the conclusion of Jonathon’s conversation with Kuntha Chelvanathan, a Supply Chain and Procurement Transformations Leader at IBM Consulting, Kuntha talks about the current state of supply chains and the importance of always looking at the bright side of life.

About Kuntha Chelvanathan: Kuntha’s vast supply chain engineering experience includes advising on procurement and supply chain operational strategies, transformation programs and implementations across businesses worldwide.

She has assisted companies in end-to-end design and development of the procurement operating model — covering strategic, organizational, governance, process, technological and shared service elements — to develop capabilities, achieve sustainable cost savings and build resilience.

Kuntha is also experienced in strategic sourcing, corporate shared services reviews and governance development to realize cost savings for the public sector.

She holds an MBA from the University of Oxford; a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Sydney, Australia; and a World-class Purchasing certificate from the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply, UK.