Jim Cowan

Partner, Heavy Industry
Jim Cowan

Jim is our Partner for the services we provide to the Heavy Industry sectors including mining, construction, oil & gas, manufacturing, agriculture, and freight & logistics.

Jim started his career in the Agriculture and Manufacturing sectors working in operations, product development, and business management roles. He then worked for a period of time specialising in eSourcing software with FreeMarkets (now Ariba). Jim then spent 6-years in the Mining sector working at Anglo American in strategic procurement roles, including management of group spend in mining equipment, mining services, and strategic commodities.

During his 9 years at Caliba, Jim has managed many procurement transformations and cost reduction programs, and has filled temporary CPO roles for clients when they have resourcing gaps.

Jim has an Agricultural Science degree, Master of Business Administration, and is an accredited Family Business Australia Advisor.

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