David Rickard

Senior Director in Microsoft Procurement

David is a Senior Director in Microsoft Procurement responsible for Global Contact Centre outsourcing with an annual spend in excess of $500m. A large part of his role is concentrated on supplier strategy with an increasing focus on how the vast supplier footprint can be leveraged to support Microsoft’s CSR objectives. He joined Microsoft in 2000 in an Account Management role before moving into procurement in 2007. Prior to joining Microsoft David worked in a number of customer focused positions from Consulting to Facilities Management. He started his career with the UK Ministry of Defence in Project Management.