Yaqi is Global Category Manager at De La Rue, responsible for the delivery of global category strategy, sourcing solutions and supplier relationship management across the Corporate and Professional Services. De La Rue Procurement is undergoing transformation, Yaqi is leading on transformation process in her greenfield category area throughout relevant business functions.
She has extensive experience of successfully delivering a range of highly complex procurement projects both in private and public sectors across Health Care, Financial Services, Digital Business, Business Consultancy, Engineering Support Services and Manufacturing industries.
Yaqi possesses sound knowledge of category management, strategic sourcing, contract and supplier management. She is an enthusiastic procurement professional who embraces positive change and who consistently meets client expectations. She has also consistently demonstrated her leadership skills both on within the Procurement Team as well as leading on cross-functional client teams.