Robert Bradford is the former Sr. VP of GBS for AkzoNobel, a large multinational maker of decorative paints, protective coatings and specialty chemicals based in the Netherlands. Mr. Bradford has spent 30 years building and running Shared Services, Outsource Management, and GBS Operations across a variety of industries. He is one of a rare group of people who have been a GBS consultant, an outsourcing contract negotiator/advisor, a BPO service provider, and a senior leader responsible for building and running three global GBS operations from greenfield. He now brings this unique combination of perspectives together to build highly practical and efficient organizations that optimize performance and guide transformations across complex delivery landscapes. Prior Roles Previous to Current Position include Vice President of GSS at Becton Dickinson; Executive Advisor at EquaTerra; Managing Partner, BHA Capital; Director, KPMG Sourcing Advisory; E&Y Transaction Advisory.