The Supply Management Team
Rebecca Ellinor, managing editor
Rebecca Ellinor is the deputy editor of Supply Management.
Rebecca started her journalism career at The News, Portsmouth’s daily newspaper. She joined as a trainee news reporter then worked as a district reporter, senior reporter, health specialist and latterly on the news desk before leaving to travel around the South Pacific.
Following this she undertook regular shifts at a number of London-based papers including The Guardian and The Evening Standard. She then became news editor of a weekly magazine for social care professionals before joining Supply Management as news editor in 2005. Rebecca then switched to doing features for the magazine before being promoted to deputy editor, overseeing news and features output.
Work on the SM team has included assignments in Europe, the UAE and China.
She has a degree in literature and sociology and a journalism diploma.
Paul Snell is the senior features writer for Supply Management.
Paul joined SM in 2006 as a reporter and was the publication’s news editor before taking up his current role.
Prior to joining the magazine he worked in both the third and public sectors.
Regular Special Guest Contributors
Sam Covell, head of IS procurement, AstraZeneca
Sam Covell is head of IS procurement at pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca.
Shaun McCarthy, director, Action Sustainability
Shaun McCarthy is director at sustainable procurement consultancy Action Sustainability and chair of the Commission for a Sustainable London 2012, the group overseeing sustainability for the London 2012 Olympic games. He was also a member of the UK government’s Sustainable Procurement Task Force, and was previously supply chain director at BAA.
Stefan Stern has been a writer on management for nearly two decades, with a weekly column in UK newspaper the Financial Times for the last four years.
He recently joined PR company Edelman as director of strategy, providing advice to companies on reputation management.
He has a degree in French and German from Oriel College, Oxford University