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Keith Bird


Keith is a Principal Faculty of AcademyGlobal and Founding Managing Director of the Birmont Group. A former Chief Procurement Officer for Queensland Rail, Keith was named 2013 Asia Pacific CPO of the year and led his team to achieve two CIPS awards. His roles have included Asia Pacific Regional Procurement Director, General Motors, Head of Service Management for the Department of Treasury and Finance, Victoria, and Managing Director, The Faculty Management Consultants where he delivered a variety of Procurement and Supply Chain training and coaching programs across the Australian and Singaporean client base.

His experience ranges across small to medium enterprises, private, private equity, government, and public sectors, from front-line roles to executive level spans close to forty years and stretches across twenty countries that include Australasia, Europe and the USA. He has held senior leadership roles at a global level and across complex, cultural and strategic commercial portfolios and multiple industry sectors and led numerous transformational, reform and efficiency initiatives on a global level. He is passionate about building high-performance and cultures with diversity, equity and inclusion.

Master of Business Administration, University of South Australia