John Dickson, Chief Procurement Officer. John is a member of the Operations Senior Leadership Team based in London responsible for over $15bn spend across AstraZeneca. He has almost 40 years of experience in procurement roles across a range of industries, including public sector transport, oil & gas, aerospace, FMCG and pharmaceuticals, and has been responsible for AstraZeneca’s external spend and supplier base across the end to end value chain since 2018. Previous senior positions were held at Network Rail, BP, Rolls Royce, Heinz, Diageo and GSK. John has an Honours Degree in Business Studies from Nottingham Trent University.