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Barney Sharma ( Rav )

Procurement Manager - Federal Govt & Insurance

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Professional Expertise

Barney Sharma (Rav) is MBA qualified with 12 + years in strategic procurement, trained strategic negotiator and experienced within Automotive, Retail, Textile, Real Estate and Defence industry. Managed both direct and indirect procurement with Blue chip experience managing spend portfolio up to $2.5 Billion.


Excellent communicator, expert problem solver & a highly professional presenter. Approach to work is very consultative & engaging. Empowers stakeholders to drive consensus & delivers excellent business outcomes in challenging environment.


Category experience includes Commodity, Raw Materials, Engineering, Manufacturing, Electronics, MRO, Capex, Legal, Professional services, IT, Facilities Management, International Logistics and Technology Equipment


Clients Served

  • BUPA, Melbourne, VIC
  • National Archives Preservation Facility, Canberra, ACT
  • Barangaroo Development Authority, Sydney, NSW
  • Suncorp, Brisbane, QLD
  • Santos, Adelaide, SA
  • Department of Human Services, ACT
  • Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development, ACT

Professional Affiliations

  • Chartered Member – MCIPS, Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply Chain, UK (CIPS)
  • Associate Member – National Institute of Accountants Australia (NIA)
  • Associate Member – Australian Computers Society (ACS)


  • Strategic Negotiations & Leadership, Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA
  • Master’s in Business Administration (International Business & Trade), Deakin University, Burwood, VIC
  • Master`s in Information Systems (Supply Chain Management), Deakin University, Burwood, VIC
  • Diploma in Consumer Behavioural Studies, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK
  • Certificate in Australian Corporate & Taxation Law, Cengage University, VIC