Expert Associate Partner, Chicago
Procurement transformation leader with over 15 years experience in both consulting and functional leadership roles.
Karen Stansfield is an Expert Associate Partner specializing in Procurement Transformation, based in Chicago.
Karen has over 15 years of experience in both consulting and functional procurement leadership roles. Through this experience she has touched the full end-to-end procurement spectrum across most industries, from the most tactical elements to overarching procurement strategy and advanced practices.
Karen is the leader of Supplier Management within Bain's global procurement practice where she partners with clients on developing advanced supplier management strategies and, most recently, is heavily focused on risk mitigation strategies related to the current inflationary and supply scarcity pressures.
Within Bain Chicago, Karen leads the Economic Development efforts as part of the office's overall social impact work.
Karen holds an MBA from Golden Gate University and a BSBA in Operations Management from Ohio State University.