Simon Roberts

Managing Director, Mercateo UK

Simon Roberts

Managing Director, Mercateo UK

Biography

Simon is the Managing Director at Mercateo UK and Ireland, leading all strategic and operational initiatives, as well as positioning the company in the UK for sustainable growth. His current focus is on building a high-performing team to ensure the successful implementation and expansion of Mercateo’s offer.

Simon has been at the forefront of developing products that leverage technologies such as industrial IOT, blockchain for procurement and B2B marketplace technologies. He has spent 20 years in the supply chain industry covering both direct and indirect procurement. Before Mercateo, he was the Head of Global Procurement Technologies for Electro Components Plc, developing procurement innovation for the global industrial distribution market.

He is passionate about sustainable development and helping organisations amplify their global standardisation strategy with innovations that unlock the value in ERP systems.