Grant Swanepoel

Grant is an energetic and passionate supply chain professional always looking for an opportunity to add
value. Grant has worked in the supply chain field for over 10 years and in this time built up his credibility in the
areas of S&OP/ IBP, demand planning and supply chain performance improvement, across numerous
industries, in multiple countries. Grant has added real value to the organizations he has worked with in
the form of service improvement, inventory optimization and cost reduction. In addition, he has
experience in running a supply chain consulting business and is co-founder of the 2020-launched
CHAINovation AFRICA. Grant currently works with international clients on various supply chain improvement activities using the SCOR model to achieve supply chain excellence.

Education
In addition to deep practical experience, Grant holds a master’s degree in business management (SCM
specialization) through the University of Johannesburg and graduated CUM LAUDE.
Grant is SCOR-P certified.

Supply Chain Industry Thought Leadership
Grant was among the first in the world to become an ASCM-Enterprise evaluator and regularly
conducts training and information sessions related to the certification. Grant was on the team that
conducted the first certification for an oil and gas company in Brazil.
He has also provided contributions on the subjects of supply chain risk management, integrated
business planning and sustainability within supply chain management.