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Position Title
Director, Supply Chain Management, UC San Francisco

Unit
Inaugural Exploration Committee


Bio

Greg Macway is the Supply Chain Management Director of Strategy & Communications with the University of California, Berkeley and San Francisco campuses. Greg has been with the University for eight years, spending significant time in the Strategic Sourcing unit as both an Analyst and Senior Analyst.   

Greg’s work and strategic vision in the sourcing arena were scaled to UCOP to improve system wide efforts.  Leveraging his previous career in IT, he has played a significant role in the launch of 3 sourcing systems at UCSF (Peoplesoft P2P, Sciquest Marketplace) and Berkeley (Sciquest Marketplace). Systemwide procurement tools such as Spend Analytics and Benefits Bank are both outcroppings of Greg’s work at UCOP.    

Greg’s education in Operations Research has helped to unravel the intertwined complexities of the university and extract value from interrelated units. He has initiated various cross-functional programs including, invoice automation, distribution optimization, scientific equipment management and freight management. The latter, freight management, delivers $1M in reduced freight costs, annually. 

Currently Greg is scaling Supply Chain Management’s successes to improve operations across campus.  He is co-leading a UCSF Initiative, sponsored by the Senior Vice Chancellor of Administration and Finance, to innovate within administration and drive a customer centric organizational change.  At UC Berkeley, Greg is partnering with the office of the CFO to implement a standardized strategic planning process for all units reporting to the CFO. Greg is an active member of the National Association of Educational Procurement (NAEP) where he is an editorial board member for the Educational Procurement Journal and columnist for “Heard on the Street” covering hot topics in higher education sourcing and procurement.