GSA Global Executive Team
Kerry Hallard - President
President of the Global Sourcing Association and CEO of the Global Sourcing Association UK. Kerry previously held the titles of CEO of the National Outsourcing Association and Director of the European Outsourcing Association and recently led the organisations’ highly successful global rebrand.
Kerry’s focus is on growing the reach and the positive reputation of the sourcing industry globally, through the development and dissemination of standards and qualifications. Kerry recently established the GSA’s Standard Advisory Group, enlisting representation from 20 countries around the world, as well as senior buyers, service providers and accreditation partners.
Kerry’s career spans over 20 years in strategic consultancy and corporate communications in the high-tech and business-to-business arena, representing companies to include: ICL; Lexmark; IBM; KPN Qwest; Avaya; Crystal Decisions and Cincom.
Kerry received an MBA from Kingston Business School in 2004.
Prior to commencing her career in communications, Kerry worked in Eagle Star Insurance Services IT department. Kerry graduated from the University of the West of England with a BA Hons in Modern Languages and Information Systems.
Tom Quigley - Chief Marketing Officer
Brings a wealth of experience to the role of Chief Marketing Officer, having worked in senior marketing and communications roles internationally for Capita since 2008. His addition to the GSA’s executive team will be essential as the association looks to promote brand awareness internationally, and expand its presence in the UK, Europe and beyond to the benefit of GSA members and the wider sourcing community.
Chris Halward - Director of Global Standards
Previously Managing Director at True North, GSA's training and professional development partner, has also joined the executive team as Director of Global Standards. Chris is responsible for spearheading GSA's qualifications and accreditation programmes, as the GSA continues its focus as a professional body.
Senior Global Events Manager
Global Business Support Executive