Co-Founder & CEO
Margaret Rose is a trial lawyer, anti-corruption and transparency advocate, and a serial social entrepreneur driven to solve some of the world’s biggest challenges through policy, innovation and empathy. Margaret is a recognized public procurement law expert providing specialist public procurement legal advice and litigation support to public bodies and corporations. Margaret has contributed to legislative reform in the Caribbean and speaks worldwide on the subjects of public procurement, anti-corruption and public governance.
Currently pursuing her doctorate in International Public Procurement Policy & Research at the University of Bath, UK, Margaret has founded multiple initiatives geared toward empowering citizens to become more effective in their engagement in public governance and as guardians of the public interest in Trinidad and Tobago and the UK including the Caribbean Procurement Institute, a specialist provider of public procurement law education, professional capacity building and consulting services to Governments and public sector bodies and its successor, Procurement Innovation & Leadership Lab UK, which aims to help public sector bodies to design and implement innovative data-driven procurement policy for inclusion and SDG impact.
Co-Founder & BDO
Robin Jackson is one of the best-known and respected figures in the procurement world. He has held senior management positions with major corporations including the Ford Motor Company, Philips Electronics and Nissan before joining ADR International in 1988.
With ADR International he has amassed a wealth of hands-on purchasing experience with clients worldwide in Europe, the US, South Africa, APAC and Australasia. He has led projects in many sectors including pharmaceutical, automotive, engineering, rail, FMCG, financial, building materials and footwear. Robin regularly writes for publications and is happy to speak with authority on any issue connected with purchasing, procurement and supply chain management, at local or global level. Robin became CEO of ADR International in April 2007 when the company restructured to take advantage of increasing demands for procurement services.
Through PILL, Robin brings the wealth of expertise in institutional procurement capacity building and focuses it in particular on data-driven social and circular procurement strategies.
Professor Edward Kosior
Circular Procurement Strategy Lead
Edward has over 37 years’ experience in plastics and rubber he has worked globally with many government and commercial organisations. His expertise is based on 23years as an academic and 14 years working with the recycling of plastics packaging including the design of many modern plants and achieving patented recycling breakthroughs.
He is a regular speaker at international conferences presenting the latest developments and commercial opportunities arising from new technologies
Edward was previously the Associate Professor of Polymer Engineering and Director of the Polymer Technology Centre at RMIT University, Australia, until 1997. He then joined Visy Industries where he was involved from the planning stage of Australia’s foremost post-consumer plastics recycling plant. He has developed novel processes and designed plants for recycling post-consumer PET, HDPE, PP and LDPE bags in Europe and gained approval from the U.S. FDA for several processes used in food contact applications.
He established Nextek Ltd in 2004 to provide consultancy services to assist the development strategic approaches to sustainable packaging, waste reduction and minimal life cycle impact. He is involved with many industry associations, universities, and research organisations and is a Fellow of the Society of Plastics Engineering. He also provides support to organisations such as the Earth Champions Foundation, Plastics Oceans, Project Kaisei and Plastics Marine Litter Advisory Board.