James westgarth

James Westgarth

SpecialitySenior Director, Procurement at The Lufthansa Group
James Westgarth is currently Senior Director, Procurement at The Lufthansa Group. In this role, he has oversight of the external spend of the Group as well as having responsibility for procurement performance and systems. James recently led the initiative to secure supply chain resilience and working capital for the Group during the COVID-19 crisis. As a result, the Lufthansa procurement team received the 2021 Highly Commended Award from CIPS for Supply Chain Resilience in a Crisis. He has over 17 years of procurement experience. A native of the United Kingdom, he has lived and worked in several countries during his career including Australia, France, the United States and Germany. In addition to his professional role, he is also a doctoral researcher in Behavioural Science at Munich Business School.

James Westgarth is currently Senior Director, Procurement at The Lufthansa Group. In this role, he has oversight of the external spend of the Group as well as having responsibility for procurement performance and systems. James recently led the initiative to secure supply chain resilience and working capital for the Group during the COVID-19 crisis. As a result, the Lufthansa procurement team received the 2021 Highly Commended Award from CIPS for Supply Chain Resilience in a Crisis. He has over 17 years of procurement experience. A native of the United Kingdom, he has lived and worked in several countries during his career including Australia, France, the United States and Germany. In addition to his professional role, he is also a doctoral researcher in Behavioural Science at Munich Business School.James Westgarth is currently Senior Director, Procurement at The Lufthansa Group. In this role, he has oversight of the external spend of the Group as well as having responsibility for procurement performance and systems. James recently led the initiative to secure supply chain resilience and working capital for the Group during the COVID-19 crisis. As a result, the Lufthansa procurement team received the 2021 Highly Commended Award from CIPS for Supply Chain Resilience in a Crisis. He has over 17 years of procurement experience. A native of the United Kingdom, he has lived and worked in several countries during his career including Australia, France, the United States and Germany. In addition to his professional role, he is also a doctoral researcher in Behavioural Science at Munich Business School.