Supply Chain Workshop
Artifical Intelligence and the Future of Business
Bio of speaker
Oni Oviri has extensive knowledge and expertise in public, private and third sector procurement, supply chain and logistics management.
She holds a degree in Procurement and Supply from the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply; is MCIPS qualified; and is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply. Oni currently lectures on procurement and supply to fi rst and second year degree students, and teaches CIPS subjects at Level 4 Undergraduate Diploma and Level 5 Graduate Diploma, as well as provides training sessions under her own consultancy and for clients across Africa, Europe and the Middle East.
An avid entrepreneur, Oni is a Director of Sasare Associates, a consultancy advising on best practice supply chain and logistics management, and she is also an active shareholder in a recently launched beverages company importing specialised teas to the UK.
Oni has been a Business Development Specialist for one of the world’s top five leading medical health diagnostics groups, travelling extensively throughout Sub-Saharan Africa, reviewing the company’s supply chain as well as developing strategic relationships with government officials and NGOs along with the African Development Bank, Crown Agents and the Global Fund Initiative.
Her business experience has led her to work on a number of projects in a consultancy capacity, including projects focused on agricultural development, infrastructure development and healthcare.
Oni is also keenly involved in politics and participates at political conferences, speaking to politicians across Europe on supply chain matters and government policies. She is involved in the All Party Parliamentary Group on AI in the UK looking at how innovation in supply chains will disrupt the workforce in the near future.