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GBS Leaders: The Big Bang – Bringing Functions Together in GBS

Published on 26th June 2023

Paul Morrison

Managing Director, Proservartner

Paul has over 20 years of experience in outsourcing advisory with the likes of Hackett, Alsbridge and others. Paul leads the Business Process Outsourcing practice at Proservartner and oversees offshoring, deal negotiation, price benchmarking, GBS and global strategy.

Podcast Summary

Proservartner Managing Director Paul Morrison and Andrea Schaffell, Director of Shared Services at Equans, discuss how to bring all of an organisation’s functions into GBS, how performance was managed during the pandemic and more.

Andrea Schaffell

Director of Shared Services, Equans UK/IRE

Andrea Schaffell is Director of Shared Services at EQUANS UK/IE, an ENGIE Group company. She leads a multi-function service organisation providing back-office services to a range of EQUANS businesses and its customers. Andrea is a highly skilled executive, who has extensive practice leading global companies through business transformations. Andrea has managed in very complex organisation structures and has been a leader in the shared services space since the mid-90s supporting large, complex international organisations.

Key themes covered:

  • How to begin, and then build on, bringing one function after another into your GBS.
  • The challenges of COVID and how they were overcome.
  • Turning conversations with customers and partners into action.
  • The latest partners Equans are working with.
  • How to generate the desire to succeed in your workforce.

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