Director Profile


James Odrowaz de Lorenzzi

PhD (eccl.), SAC Dip, MAP NLP, CIP

James is a senior, highly experienced and "hands-on" strategic procurement and sourcing consultant with 30 years’ in-depth experience of all procurement aspects who enjoys his work.
Well developed people skills and a personable, determined and pragmatic approach; equally proficient in disciplines like sourcing advisory services, business change, strategic sourcing and managing complex framework-agreements/contracts as well as working in national/international projects within the public and the private sector, particularly ICT. Specialties
Direct/Indirect Procurement, Strategic Sourcing and Outsourcing, IT Offshoring, Change Management, Negotiation, Strategy Development, Leadership, Contract Management, Business Process Outsourcing, Consultancy and Resource Procurement, Procurement, Negotiation, Strategic Sourcing, Change Management, Leadership, P2P and E-Commerce Management, Implementation and Training. Fluent in English, French, and German.
James also successfully instructs in NLP techniques, combatting office stress, enhancing time management and negotiation skills. He trains and instructs clients in the use of NLP techniques for the corporate environment. He is a master NLP practitioner, trained under Dr Richard Bandler, the co-inventor of NeuroLinguisticProgramming and Paul McKenna. James studied clinical hypnotherapy with ICH, and is also a professional stress counsellor.
NLP and clinical hypnotherapy are increasingly recognised as useful methods and tools by corporate clients to improve the wellbeing of their employees, enhance individual performance through better concentration, reduce stress levels, optimise the use of time and advance interpersonal management skills.

Former Contracts:

  • Metropolitan Police Authority
  • Procurement Lead
  • Department of Children, Schools and Families
  • Procurement Lead
  • Identity and Passport Service
  • Due Diligence Manager (Special Projects)
  • Head of Due Diligence (ID Card Project)
  • Procurement Manager (Contract Management)
  • Cabinet Office - CSIA
  • CSIA Procurement Co-Ordinator
  • Novos Limited
  • Consultant
  • Barclays Bank PLC
  • Program Manager
  • Lehman Brothers Limited
  • Contract Manager FM
  • General Electric
  • Contract Manager - Europe
  • Citigroup Inc.
  • Manager
  • Salomon Brothers International Limited
  • Contract Manager - Europe
  • Deutsche Morgan Grenfell - Deutsche Bank
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Salomon Brothers International Limited
  • Contracts Manager
  • Reuters Limited
  • Contracts Manager
  • Goldman Sachs International Limited
  • Senior Buyer
  • US Army HQ (NATO)
  • Logistics Counsellor