Kevin Swindells

Senior Procurement Manager, Royal Mail Group

Winner of the 2017 Travel Buyer of the Year award, Kevin has a 30-year record of success in helping businesses shape, lead and deliver change. He has a collaborative leadership style and is outcome oriented, working with senior business leaders to guide key business decisions to drive successful results for the company and his supply chain. He has been with Royal Mail Group for nine years, delivering significant change programmes in multiple business areas. When given the responsibility for travel in 2014, Kevin’s main objective was to reduce the cost of travel in a mature programme, without impacting the quality of service for employees. He succeeded by building closer partnership relationships with the supply chain and using his knowledge, experience and creativity to target and change traveller behaviour.