Graham Crawshaw is CASME’s Services
Director with overall responsibility for the quality of around 200 RoundTables
and Virtual RoundTables annually, as well as benchmarking activities covering a
broad range of procurement categories and practices. Apart from being a procurement analyst, he is
also the leading CASME facilitator, travelling around the world to manage
events, meeting clients and to support other facilitators.
Graham majored in Procurement at Coventry
University (UK) and achieved a BA (Honours) in Business. He became a qualified member of the Chartered
Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) in 1992 and during the same year he
achieved a postgraduate diploma in management studies. He secured chartered
status in 2018.
Prior to joining CASME, Graham spent 20
years working in procurement for the music industry within an operational and
marketing environment. During this time
he spent four years at Capitol Records based in Hollywood, managing the
outsourcing of packaging for all major compact disc releases before returning
to Europe and parent company EMI Music, where he eventually became the Senior
Director of Global Purchasing. At EMI, Graham
regularly supported major artists, including The Beatles, Queen and Pink Floyd,
in developing and sourcing their unique packaging requirements, and
subsequently worked on the company’s first music streaming contract. Expanding on these experiences, Graham has
also been a procurement consultant for Warner Music, Ministry of Sound and
packaging manufacturer London Fancy Box Co. Ltd.
Graham is married with four children, lives
in Wiltshire, South West England, and is a leader in the UK’s Scout Association.
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