This section is responsible for the procurement of supply contracts for the Research Sector and EU contracts. It is also responsible for services exceeding 200 kCHF, covering all contracts, amendments and invitations to tender related to services provision on the CERN site. Service contracts are contracts between CERN and external service providers concerning the performance of services on a long-term basis.
Deputy Head of Group/Head of Section
Cristina completed her degree in business administration in Madrid (Spain) and joined CERN in 1995 as a member of the Procurement Service in charge of IT equipment and LHC purchases. Since 2004, she has worked within the Procurement Service as Head of Section in charge of Industrial Services contracts. She is also in charge of the quality assurance for the Procurement Service.
Nordine completed his Master's Degree in Procurement in Annecy (France) in 2010 and joined CERN in 2011. He works within the Procurement Service as a Procurement Officer.
Sebastien completed his management education in France in 1997. He joined CERN in 2004 as a Procurement and Contract Officer in the Procurement Service.
Charles completed his MSc in Management at Grenoble Ecole de Management (GEM) in 2008. Before joining CERN, he managed procurement activities in the cryogenic, space and radio navigation industries. Charles joined the Procurement Service as a Procurement Officer in July 2015.
Joshua completed his undergraduate degree in Economics at University College London in 2013. He worked for several years in London in the procurement of goods, services and research for a multinational power systems company. He joined CERN as a Procurement Officer in 2017.
Álvaro completed his Mechanical Engineering degree in 2019 and his MBA in 2020. Before joining CERN, he worked in procurement activities in the packaging sector, participated in an engineering research project and worked during 2021 in the Trade Commission of the Embassy of Spain in Chicago.
Sandra completed her administrative education in France and joined CERN in 1998. She has worked within the Procurement Service as Administrative Assistant since 2007.
Hugo completed his Federal Certificate of Commercial Competence in 2017 in Geneva. After various jobs in administration he joined CERN as administrative assistant in 2020.
Camilla completed her professional maturity diploma in 2021 in Geneva. After various jobs in administration, she joined CERN as administrative assistant in 2022.
Justine has finished her Federal Certificate of Commerciale after 3 years of apprenticeship in the hotel industry.
She joined CERN as administrative assistant in September 2022.
After several years in mass distribution, Emeline did a professional transition and joined our team in March 2022.
Temporary Labour Office
Stephanie completed her commercial education in France and joined CERN in 2000. She has worked as an Administrative Assistant in the Procurement Service since 2002 and manages the Temporary labour office.