Conception Ribaud

Head of Procurement, MTR Crossrail


Head of Procurement at MTR Crossrail, Conception has been working in procurement for 10 years mainly in the railway industry, but also in the electronics, automotive, retail and entertainment sectors. Her main area of expertise sets in the development of new start-up procurement functions in the context of delivering high value public projects such as the next generation of Intercity Express trains operating between London and Cardiff or Edinburgh or the train station renovation projects. At MTR Crossrail, she is in charge of the procurement activities supporting the business in enabling the operations of the future Elizabeth line while ensuring compliance with the procurement commitments made as part of the concession.
Conception is passionate about changing the role of procurement looking at adding value outside the traditional procurement scope while respecting ethic and human values. She has recently won the CIPS Young Procurement and Supply Professional of the Year award.
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