Dr Rebecca Setino
Country Head: Procurement and Supply Chain at Bombardier South Africa
Dr Rebecca Setino (MCIPS) is the Country Head: Procurement and Supply Chain at Bombardier South Africa. Prior to this she was a Chief Procurement Officer at SAMSA prior to that she held other senior roles in supply chain at various state-owned entities and municipalities. Ms Setino holds a National Diploma (Logistics)(UJ), BTech (Logistics)(UNISA), Post Graduate Diploma in interpretation & drafting of contracts (UJ), BCom (Business Management) (UNIVEN), BCom (Hons) (Business Management)(UL), Master’s in Development Finance (University of Stellenbosch) and PHD in Business Management specializing in Supply Chain Management from UNISA. She has over 15 years’ experience in Public Sector Supply Chain Management, of which approximately 8 years were in rail industry. Her interests in Supply chain are mainly in optimisation of Supply Chain processes, innovative inventory management solutions and enterprise and supplier development. She has been actively involved in promoting supply chain through round tables discussions and conferences. She has presented SCM papers in local and international supply chain management conferences.
Dr Setino is passionate about people development and education, as a result serves at an Academic Advisory Board Member of University of South Africa: Department of Supply Chain Management and at Tshwane University of Technology: Department of Transport and Logistics Management. She also serves as a member of the Tender Committee of the Tshwane University of Technology Council. Between 2017-2018, Dr Setino also served as secretariat of the CIPS Gauteng Branch Committee. At least once a year she presents supply chain motivational talks at Vaal University of Technology and Tshwane University of Technology. She has recently been appointed into the Advisory Board of African Institute of Supply Chain Research (AISCR).