Ernie Claassen

Ernie Claassen

Procurement Coach and Contract Management Expert, South Africa

Ernest (Ernie) Claassen provides procurement consultancy and training services to various organisations in South Africa. His interests cover various programmes, including developing and facilitating training courses in purchasing management, warehouse management, strategic sourcing, and contract management. Prior to consulting Ernie held the position of Contracts & Procurement Manager for the largest oil refinery in the southern hemisphere. He has over 30 years’ experience in procurement in the Petrochemicals sector, during which he was responsible for training staff, key suppliers and contractors.