Bloom Team

Meet The Bloom team

Abid Ali

Source to Pay Solution Lead

Abid is the co-founder and Managing Director of Bloom Consulting. As well as providing advice and hands-on support on our most critical projects, Abid is responsible for the planning and strategic direction of Bloom.

Abid possesses more than 10 years of hands on experience delivering successful procurement solutions to large private and public sector clients. Having come from a solutions consulting background, Abid has an innate understanding of end-to-end procurement business and solutions. He has led teams that have delivered some of largest, most advanced procurement platforms in the Asia Pacific region.

Prior to founding Bloom Consulting, Abid held senior project roles across a number of public and private sector organisations including the Commonwealth Bank.

Abid holds a Formal Software Engineering degree from the University of Western Sydney and a Post Graduate Degree in eCommerce from the University of Technology Sydney.

Haseef Ahmed

Solutions Consultant / Business Development Manager

Haseef has extensive hands-on knowledge of the end-to-end Ariba platform, including sourcing, contracts management, supplier performance management, and procure to pay and functions. He is an experienced Procurement subject matter expert with extensive exposure to Procurement transformation projects, compliance, policy and governance, solution design and deployment.

He is an associate member of CPA Australia and also an associate member of CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants). He also holds a postgraduate degree in Accounting and Finance from Macquarie University.

Haseef's academic background, his experience of procurement business processes and his hands-on knowledge of the Ariba platform enables him to help his clients drive tangible project outcomes.

Ramil Alvarez

Source to Pay consultant

Ramil is a highly experienced Ariba Technical and Functional Consultant with over 10 years of hands-on project experience in Ariba systems implementations for his clients including Sydney Trains, Commonwealth Bank and Ausgrid.

Ramil has extensive end to end Ariba technical knowledge, including development, configuration and enablement of Sourcing, SIPM, Contracts Management, Procurement, Receipting and Invoicing functions, as well as Integration design and development with People and SAP systems.

Ramil holds a graduate degree in Computer Engineering and Certifications in Leadership, Enterprise Java Web Application Development, Microsoft SQL Server and Software Testing.

Mary Davy-Griffiths

Project and Change Manager

Mary is a highly experienced project and change manager with focus on procurement transformation projects. With a passion for improving and streamlining business processes, Mary has extensive knowledge and experience in project and change management and process improvement, and has successfully delivered a number of diverse projects within both the public and private sector.

Mary has strong functional knowledge of Source to Pay business functions as well as project business case development, forming and managing cross-functional project teams, building strong stakeholder relationships and managing both client side and vendor project teams.

Mary can offer the following:

  • Establish a robust project structure
  • Drive effective change management which focuses on developing internal capability, end user adoption and business benefits
  • Managing delivery of system integrators and performing quality assurance to derive best outcome for her clients

Daniel Jackson

Source to Pay Lead / Business Development Manager

Daniel is a highly experienced Supply Chain consultant with over 8 years of experience with clients across Utilities, Oil & Gas, Mining and Tertiary Education. Daniel has provided functional leadership on some of Australia’s largest and most recent Business and Source to Pay transformation projects.

Daniel holds a Bachelor of Science and Diploma of Languages from the University of Western Australia. He has strong expertise in E2E Ariba platform, Source to Settle processes, Project Management, Business Process Improvement and Transformation.

Daniel’s background in Business Process Improvement, Change and Management Consulting means that he is able to bridge the gap between the Technical, the Process and the End User experience to deliver great outcomes for customers.

Justin Slade

Procurement Transformation Manager

Justin is an experienced Procurement and Operations advisor having led a Procurement Strategy and Transformation service offering for two of the global Advisory firms; been an Account Manager for a cloud Procurement software vendor; as well as, personally managing the delivery of complex transformation programs across people, process and technology in Procurement, and Finance functions for a number of global corporates in Financial Services, Public, Retail, FMCG and Construction sectors.

Justin specialises in helping his clients define clear business outcomes and delivering large projects towards a successful outcome. He has extensive experience in procurement transformation, change management, contract management frameworks, category spend optimisation, supplier enablement, spend benchmarking and source to pay business process design.

Samad Mohammed Abdul

Source to Pay consultant

Samad is an experienced Ariba solutions consultant with over 5 years of experience in sourcing and procurement. He has extensive knowledge of sourcing, contracts, procurement and the processes involved.

Prior to joining Bloom Consulting, Samad has worked across industries with CPOs, category managers and sourcing professionals for developing sourcing solutions. He has worked at Rio Tinto's Global Procurement team to support the category managers in Ariba and SAP.

Samad holds a bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree and a Master of Business Administration degree from Macquarie University.

Muzammil Muneer

Software consultant

Muzammil is a highly skilled and passionate software consultant with experience in design, technical configuration, development and support of solutions for Contract Management, Invoicing and Procurement.

Muzammil holds a graduate degree in Computer Science and have worked for various US based start-ups.