Seán Barnes

Social Procurement Advisor | Barnz Ltd | Aotearoa New Zealand

Dr Seán Barnes is a thought leader and procurement practitioner who has led the development of social procurement in Aotearoa NZ through his roles with the Ākina Foundation, and work with private and public sector organisations and the NZ Government. He is driven by changing procurement for good and was recognised as 2021 Procurement Professional of the Year by the Procurement Excellence Forum. Seán is excited about SEWF in his second home town of Brisbane and gathering again to celebrate social enterprise and impact.