Coretta Bessi is the Head of Shared Services for BlueScope Steel. Coretta has worked as a Procurement professional in all transactional, tactical and strategic aspects for in excess of twenty years prior to her current role of managing cross functional business processes across Procurement, Finance, Human Resources and Informational Technology.
A key deliverable of her role is in initiating and executing change management programmes to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of integrated business activities – this is through her mantra of consolidating, standardising, outsourcing, offshoring and automating shared services activities.
As the Head of Shared Services, Coretta promotes the development of process improvements, fosters communication and cultural change and enables collaboration between BlueScope Steel and their chosen outsourced business process service provider Capgemini.
Coretta holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Masters of Business Administration and has been lecturing in Procurement Management for Masters students at universities for the past eight years.