Lawrence Phelan

Larry has been with EY for 16 years. Currently he holds the position of Chief Procurement Officer (“CPO”) - Responsible for Travel, Real Estate, Technology, External Content and Products & Services categories representing US $5.9 billion of spend with global reach. 

At EY …. 

  • Chief Procurement Officer - Global Process Owner for Procurement work stream of the Mercury Program, responsible for delivering a global “Source to Pay” system. 

  • Quality & Risk Management – As part of the Independence team supported organization transformation from member firm to global alignment and the development of the Global Independence System (“GIS”).

  • Transaction Advisory Services National Director of the Transaction Support Operations and Technology Due Diligence Services for EY, teamed with private equity investor groups or corporate entities on more than 500 pre-acquisition or sell-side due diligence engagements. 

Previously served as the Deputy Global Chief Information Officer for a major professional services entity; in that role, coordinated activities for an operating and capital expenditures budget of approximately US$750 million and approximately 1,200 professionals

On a personal note … Larry fares from Connecticut, where he lives with his wife, Joanne, and two children, Carolyn and Colin. Larry enjoys watching children’s sporting and theatrical endeavours, golf with family and supporting not for profit local programs (e.g., hockey and lacrosse associations).


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