Meet The Directors
MD - STRATEGY, FINANCE & BUSINESS SERVICES
Prior to founding Procurato, Marco spent 14 years in leadership roles in procurement, sourcing, and supply chain in various sectors including FTSE 100 financial and insurance services, ‘Big 4’ consultancies, and automotive manufacturing.
He has successfully completed strategic projects, from direct sourcing of insurance services to the management of indirect categories such as professional, IT, and corporate services.
Marco is passionate about mentoring and developing our colleagues at Procurato and ensure they grow professionally and personally to “become the best possible version of themselves”.
MATTHEW PARKER: MD - SALES, CLIENT OPERATIONS & CLIENT TECHNOLOGY
Matthew is a seasoned senior executive with a successful 18-year track record in procurement, supplier management and leadership across industries as diverse as insurance and financial services, aerospace and defence manufacturing, and professional services.
Matthew has worked in a C-suite managerial capacity and transformed teams globally to achieve ambitious procurement and transformation targets.
Matthew's past projects have included large-scale cost reduction programmes, outsourcing management, and procurement transformations. Matthew is a motivated leader and prides himself on building effective and talented teams, ensuring that clients only work with the best.
JOHN GAYNOR: COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR
John has held senior positions at several leading UK and Global Insurance Companies, Brokers and Banks. John’s experience ranges from Senior leadership of Operations, IT, Change, Procurement and SRM functions to holding Transformation Directorships, helping companies scale-up and -down their operations or transform their customer strategies.
John has significant experience across most classes of Personal and Commercial Insurance and is passionate about leadership, people development and inclusivity for all.
BOB BLUNDEN: NON EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN
Bob is a results-driven business leader with many years of experience in building growth platforms for SMEs, setting realistic strategies for growth, and introducing and enchancing technology solutions to improve productivity and efficiency.
Bob is also highly experienced at managing transformational change to enhance company strategies and help them grow. Bob’s focus at Procurato is on creating and encouraging an innovative culture to produce market-leading points of differentiation.