Katie Tamblin

Head of Procurement, Achilles

Katie Tamblin

Head of Procurement, Achilles

Biography

As Head of Product, Katie Tamblin leads the development and release of innovative supply chain solutions for Achilles Information Limited. Her focus is on the transformation of Achilles data into actionable intelligence driving strategic decisions for procurement, compliance, and supply chain professionals.

Prior to joining Achilles, Katie was Director of Supply Chain Solutions for IHS Markit. Katie has 15 years’ experience supporting procurement clients with insights and analysis. She has supported several clients across heavy industry through to consumer and retail. Katie was lead consultant on a project with the US DoD Inspector General’s office to analyse Bureau of Labor Statistics data and audit data abnormalities, saving the US Government $520.6 million. She has been recognized as one of Supply & Demand Chain Executive Magazine’s Pros to Know (2015), and one of the top 100 people influencing EMS by VentureOutsource.com (2012). She has provided analysis and insights to Supply Management Magazine, In-procurement Magazine, SmartCEO, Purchasing Magazine, Women’s Wear Daily, Ward’s Auto, Supply and Demand Chain Executive, and the Wall Street Journal. Katie holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematical Economics from Wake Forest University, and an MPP in International and Environmental Policy from Georgetown University.