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About us.

We’re proud to be a leading provider of content and events to procurement and supply professionals throughout Australia and New Zealand.

Helping procurement professionals do a better job.

Procurement and Supply Australasia, or PASA as our community knows us as, supports the procurement profession at all levels.

We proudly offer a leading selection of procurement conferences and events throughout Australia and New Zealand – and online.

Master procurement with expert training and content.

Each year we connect thousands of procurement professionals.

At our online procurement training workshops, you’ll hear from top speakers in the field.

Our PASA Connect membership network helps tackle on-the-job challenges with the help of your peers.

PASA Agile is a specialised coaching and consulting service to help you streamline procurement processes for faster results.

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Meet The Team.

Lesley Wardropper

Managing Director and Owner

Lesley spent the first 10 years of her career working for a regional brewer in the North East of England undertaking various management roles. 

She then went on to work with several UK Government initiatives encouraging self-employment and promoting regional business development.

On moving to Australia she worked with her husband, Nigel Wardropper, founder and Managing Director of BTTB and PASA.

Nigel founded BTTB in 1999 to provide information, education and networking opportunities to travel category managers. 

Following the sudden passing of Nigel in October 2020, Lesley took over as Managing Director/Owner and is building upon the great legacy Nigel left the procurement community. 

Yoni Wardropper

Admin Manager

Yoni joined the family business in June 2018. A creative and organised individual, Yoni excels in both event administration and graphic design. Yoni is the brain’s trust behind PASA’s visually appealing designs that effectively communicate our content to the procurement community.

Deanna McConville

Business Development Manager

Deanna joined PASA in 2020, after working in various marketing and sales roles across health, construction, and government sectors. As a relationship-marketing enthusiast, Deanna builds meaningful connections with sponsors, and develops unique event sponsorship programs to suit their business goals.

Dee Bergsma

PASA Connect Sales Manager

Dee has been working with PASA and representing PASA Connect since early 2022.

Dee is a customer-focused, natural communicator who understands the importance of relationships having spent the last 20 years in sales management roles within the procurement, events and travel industries.

Amy Barton

PASA Connect Member Liaison

Amy has worked in customer management roles throughout her entire career.

Starting in personal insurance claims, Amy has worked in different sectors including mining, property, legal and government.

Amy joined PASA Connect in 2020 as Member Liaison Manager working day to day with our members to ensure they are benefiting from everything the PASA brand has to offer.

Jonathan Dutton

Chief Content Creator

Jonathan Dutton FCIPS has had a long career in procurement as a practitioner, leader, consultant and trainer and has also worked extensively in the past in both sales and marketing roles in businesses of all sizes, including major international corporations. 

Jonathan (or JD as we call him) is an accomplished public speaker, author and presenter and he personally MC’s many of PASA’s events. Previously, he was the founding CEO for CIPSA in this region from 2004-2013.

Get the skills, knowledge and community.

Experience the region’s best procurement events in 2023 online or in-person at major cities across New Zealand and Australia.

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