Johan Smith

Coupa Lead: Digital Consulting

KPMG in South Africa


Johan have 28 years of experience spanning in business and industry. From the business perspective, this includes supply chain and finance. From an industry perspective, this includes mining, telecoms, ICT and public sector. He has led multiple teams in consulting and has managed multiple key relationships with his clients.

Johan has led a business transformation initiative involving an operating model design for a large procurement and supply chain organisation at an SOE. He was responsible for managing the overall team, risk management and client relationship.

As an engagement partner, Johan led a transformation project for a procurement function at a leading iron ore mining client. The client required the service provider to conduct a supply chain majority assessment. The maturity assessment covered end-to-end procurement process from strategy, contracts management, sourcing and supplier development.

Johan was responsible for procurement transformation at a leading Telecom company looking at the following key areas - process and governance, category management and warehouse network design. Within category management he identified the levers for fleet, cables and managed print services for cost optimisation.


Areas of expertise

Supply chain and finance 

  • Data and Analytics
  • Finance operations and governance
  • Financial Management
  • Function analytics
  • Operations analytics
  • B.Comm Accounting

  • B.Comm (Hon) Accounting

  • CTA

  • C.A. (S.A.)


  • IRBA

  • Telecoms

  • Public Sector

  • Finance

  • Operations

  • Cost optimisation