Bhart Sarin

Director of Procurement Operations and Travel at Ingredion

Bhart Sarin is Director of Procurement Operations and Travel at Ingredion, a leading global ingredients manufacturer delivering on-trend solutions to make life better. In this role, he leads the Procurement teams for Corporate and North America plus Global Travel Operations. Prior to taking on his current position he held multiple roles of growing responsibility within Procurement and Travel Management.

Additionally, Bhart currently serves as the Chairman of the Global Business Travel Association. Starting his GBTA journey in 2006, he has served in many volunteer capacities including the Legislative Advisory Council, the GBTA Foundation Board of Trustees, and the GBTA Global Board of Directors.

He has dual degrees in Economics and Criminology from the University of Maryland at College Park and is a contributor to the ISM Report on Business®. Originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Bhart resides in Chicago, Illinois with his wife, yet remains a passionate Steelers and Penguins fan.

In April 2019, Dowling was named President of the Global Business Travel Association Allied Leadership Council. Dowling currently serves on, and is a former chair of the HSMAI Americas Board of Directors and past president of HSMAI Canada. Dowling has also served as an Independent Trustee on the Board of Directors for CubeSmart since 2017.