Sarah Aspinall

Manager, Supply Management
The City of Calgary

SARAH ASPINALLjoinedThe City of Calgary in January 2014, where she has overseen the introduction ofseveral key improvements, including a structural reorganization of the Supplydivision, a switchover from hardcopy to all-electronic bids, and theintroduction of a new set of standardized shells for goods and service RFXs andtenders. She has worked hard to strengthen relations with industry associationsand employees, unions and colleagues across The City. Prior to joining TheCity, Sarah held management positions at Canadian Pacific, where she wasDirector of Rolling Stock & Operation Services (Strategic Sourcing Group),and Alstom, managing the supply chain for the Northern Line & Jubilee Lineof the London Underground. A native of the UK, Sarah holds a BA in Business Studiesfrom the University of Central Lancashire, and a Masters Certificate inMunicipal Leadership from The Schulich School of Business, University of York,supplemented by Six Sigma Black Belt Certification. She is a member of SCMA andNIGP.