Hugo is a Commercial and Procurement consultant with experience across Federal and State Government and the private sector.
Having completed a Bachelor in Business and a Cert IV in Government (procurement), Hugo is currently studying a Master in Economics.
Hugo has managed large, complex contracts and lead end-to-end procurement activities in Defence and Transport NSW on behalf of Government. In the private sector, Hugo conducted procurement activities to deliver savings to corporate clients’ property portfolios, including Tradelink and Australia Post.
In the Defence Maritime environment, Hugo has managed and developed contracts at Maritime Cross Platform SPO; from Breathing Apparatus and Firefighting equipment contracts to Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) hardware. Hugo is currently providing commercial support to DDGSPO. Hugo believes that in the Maritime Sustainment, the Commercial function should be an enabler for the Value for Money of other support functions; employing contractual mechanisms, analysis, stakeholder engagement skills and business acumen as tools to deliver this capability.
Hugo’s varied commercial experience allows him to apply skills and expertise developed across contract models and fundamentally different environments. Hugo’s strengths include the ability to take a “back to first principles” perspective and his strong analytical capability allowing him to solve complex problems.