Harry John
Senior research analyst
Joined 2013
Harry John is a senior research analyst at Procurement Leaders, where he is responsible for designing, analysing and reporting on research across a range of procurement topics. Having held roles in journalism and research, Harry combines an academic background in the social sciences with over seven years of experience authoring impactful reports, guides and articles for clients. His main procurement interest lies in sustainability, specifically how environmental and social considerations can be integrated into sourcing and supplier management.


Strategic category management: Professional services

Covid-19 has presented an opportunity for procurement teams to increase their involvement in the professional services category, with businesses placing more value on prudent spend management in view of the financial disruption caused by coronavirus.

Strategic category management: Marketing

Many buying organisations acknowledge they have been slow to adapt to digital marketing. Now, brands have been left with little choice but to increase their digital marketing expenditure.