Claire Costello

Chief Procurement Officer, Co-op

Claire is Group CPO and part of the Co-op leadership team.  At the Co-op, Procurement supports the whole organisation including Retail, Life Services, NISA, Logistics and supporting functions. The team are also responsible for the end to end risk management for all third-party Goods Not for Resale spend.

Claire loves the challenge of delivering value with values; the team needs to be sharply focused on commercials whilst simultaneously aligning with the Co-op values and vision of ‘Co-operating for a fairer world’.   This includes sustainability, ethical sourcing, inclusion and shared value delivery with and through the supply base.

Claire is passionate about creating strong business partnerships through engaged, skilled and driven teams providing collaborative challenge across the business and encouraging supply chains to truly co-operate.