In September 2012 Robert Canevari joined Burberry, the global luxury brand, as Chief Supply Chain Officer, following over 20 years experience in retail and manufacturing supply chain.
Prior to joining, Roberto held the position of Group Supply Chain Executive Director at Carrefour, the second largest retailer in the world, having responsibility of all the elements of the end to end supply chain across the company. Previously, Roberto was the Senior Vice President, Supply Chain & Procurement at Nestle Waters, where he led global supply chain functions and procurement, in addition to being responsible for a global programme aimed at implementing continuous improvement across all areas of the company.

Roberto has also held positions on the advisory boards of multiple supply chain associations and served as a Professor at the Politecnico of Milano, the largest technical university in Italy.