Visit over 100 exhibitors in the Product Showcase Exhibition showcasing their innovate products, services and solutions all aligned to help improve performance and achieve efficiencies and savings for the UK’s public sector.
New themes will feature in Procurex National’s Procurement Skills Academy, all designed specifically to help buyers and suppliers enhance their overall knowledge, collaborate and share best practice, in order to meet ongoing procurement reform objectives.
The Networking & Collaboration Zones offer you a significant opportunity to meet and discuss buyer and supplier opportunities, share best practice, expand your knowledge and create new peer contacts.
1 week to go until UK’s Premier Public Procurement & Supply Chain Event of the Year
Officially supported by key buying and influential government support organisations, Procurex National 2019, co-located with the UK Infrastructure Show (UKIS) and part of the UK Public Sector Sourcing Expo, will provide a unique platform for both buyers and suppliers to engage across a range of interactive and educational features, all designed to enhance collaboration in support of driving greater efficiencies and savings across UK’s £240bn+ public procurement marketplace.
Held over one single day, Procurex National is set to welcome over 1500 key decision makers, representing the UK’s public procurement and supply chain community.SPONSOR ATTEND
Adam StewartRegional Manager for UK Public Sector
Regional Manager for UK Public Sector
Google CloudAs the Central Government lead for Google Cloud in the public sector, Adam works with business leaders and teams in central Government, NHS, local councils and other public sector bodies in the UK. Adam’s role is to drive change in the UK public sector through the adoption of Google solutions that help transform the business practices, empower staff, enable a culture of innovation and reduce IT complexity. Adam has previously led the Google for Education UK team where his role resulted in over one million additional UK students and staff benefiting from ‘Anytime, anywhere’ learning using Google Apps for Education and a significant increase in the market share of chromebooks in UK education. Adam has worked in technology in the public sector for the last 15 years. Prior to joining Google, Adam worked at RM Education for 9 years in the marketing and product management teams.
Alison PetrieSenior Category Manager - ICT and Technology
Senior Category Manager - ICT and Technology
NHS NOECPCAlison started work at NOE CPC in September 20011, and has over 15 years’ experience in both the private and public sectors within the Steel Industry, Financial Services and NHS sectors managing a broad range of spend categories to delivering significant savings and contract efficiencies. Alison is the ICT Category Manager within the Procurement team at NOE CPC. She is MCIPS qualified with a BA(Hons) degree in Business Studies.
Andrew RuddSenior Consultant
PASS TrainingAndrew was the Chief Operating Officer for the NHS Purchasing and Supply Agency (NHS PASA), part of the Department of Health. NHS PASA was responsible for purchasing and supply strategy for the NHS in England and also managed national contracts covering £3.2bn of the NHS’s £20bn total of non-pay expenditure. Andrew has 25 years’ NHS purchasing experience at local, regional and national level. At PASA, he was also the Director responsible for eProcurement, sourcing and data analysis and programme and uptake management. His wider corporate responsibilities included performance, quality and information. Andrew has a Masters Degree from the University of Birmingham and is a member of both the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply and the Chartered Institute of Marketing.
Ben CarpenterChief Executive
Social Value UK
Social Value UKBen Carpenter is the chief executive of Social Value UK, part of Social Value International, the membership organisation for individuals, organisations and companies supporting principles and standards in accounting for social and environmental value.
Prior to becoming CEO, Ben was Social Value UK’s Operations Manager. During his time at Social Value UK, Ben has helped to grow and develop a range of membership services, most notably Assurance and Accreditation and SVUK’s involvement in the Impact Management Programme. Working with the membership, Ben has strengthened representation across private and public sectors, and civil society. Ben has also led on international initiatives with the OECD, World Economic Forum and World Business Council for Sustainable Development. Ben’s background in homelessness, social housing and the built environment, affords him experience that spans sectors and an in-depth knowledge of Social Value accounting.
Caroline BrashTraining, Events & Business Development Manager
NHS NOE CPC
Training, Events & Business Development Manager
NHS NOE CPCCaroline has worked in procurement since 1998, moving in the year 2000 from a manufacturing environment to the NHS, initially at the The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust. It was during this time that Caroline became CIPS qualified. In 2006 she took on the role of Project Manager for the pilot project “Growing the Region’s Businesses with NHS Investment”, NOE CPC’s unique partnership with Yorkshire Forward. The pilot project was shortlisted for two prestigious awards; the HSJ Awards and Government Opportunities (GO) Awards. Since the successful completion of the Yorkshire Forward project, Caroline has worked in a number of roles at NOE CPC, including Procurement Training Specialist, delivering training to both businesses and NHS staff on public sector procurement. Caroline's current role as Training, Events and Business Development Manager involves developing NOE CPC's relationships with both existing and new members, and delivering a programme of training and other events for NOE CPC.
Claire SmartProcurement Director
The National Trust
The National TrustProfile to follow soon.
David BrownProject Director Online Marketplace
Dubai Expo 2020
Project Director Online Marketplace
Dubai Expo 2020Prior to joining BiP Solutions, David held senior leadership positions in operational procurement and supply chain management across a wide range of sectors, including Defence & Aerospace, Healthcare, International Events, Banking, Utilities and Consulting. He has worked closely with public and private sector clients to improve procurement capability and help SMEs compete for public contracts, and has delivered large scale projects with complex supply chain requirements.
Eddie ReganPrincipal Consultant
PASS TrainingEddie is BiP Solutions' Senior Procurement Consultant. Working alongside the Client Services team, he frequently assists public sector organisations with clarification and interpretation of EU Directives and a wide variety of legislative issues. Eddie is lead consultant on BiP's PASS Mark Health Check, an evaluation technique that helps identify how organisations in both the public and private sectors can develop more effective processes in respect of all aspects of public sector contracting. A member of the International Purchasing and Supply Education and Research Association (IPSERA), Eddie is also the senior adviser on BiP's unique Tender Support Helpline team, which provides advice on contracting matters to hundreds of clients. For the last 13 years Eddie has lectured regularly on procurement policy and processes at conferences and events, both on behalf of BiP and for a variety of other organisations including the Institute of Directors. He also provides in-house training on the tendering process – law and practice – to personnel in both the public and private sectors, including several multinational organisations.
Kevin O’MalleyInnovation Lead/ SBRI Lead Customer
Innovation Lead/ SBRI Lead Customer
Innovate UKKevin is Innovation Lead/ SBRI Lead Customer in the Clean Growth and Infrastructure Directorate at Innovate UK and is responsible for managing internal and external relationships, technology strategy and delivery with partners across central and local government, with the aim of boosting procurement-led innovation and growth in Cities.
Malcolm HarrisonChief Executive
CIPSMalcolm joined Mars in 1982 as a management trainee after graduating from Cambridge University with a degree in Chemical Engineering. He has a broad international experience in consumer facing companies in both general management and global functional roles, particularly Procurement. In his early career he worked in Production, Sales, Procurement, Supply Chain, and HR with Mars Confectionery, Pedigree Petfoods and Bass. In 1993, he was appointed Purchasing Director of Bass Brewers where he established their first Purchasing function. From 1996 he was CEO of Bass Brewer’s UK Midlands free trade business before joining the Board of Britvic Soft Drinks in 1999 as Operations Director. From 2000 he created and led global Procurement for Interbrew, participating in the acquisition and integration of several brewers – in Europe, Asia and Latin America - including AmBev in 2004; he was subsequently Chief Procurement Officer of InBev. In 2006 Malcolm joined Nestlé SA in Switzerland as Chief Procurement Officer responsible for the largest FMCG procurement spend in the world (CHF 60 Bn across 80 countries), heavily focused on global agricultural commodities; he brought a real focus to building the capability of the function and led a step-change in involvement of the procurement function with the Nestlé businesses. He joined the Executive Committee of Rexam plc, the FTSE 100 consumer packaging company, in 2010 as CEO of the global Plastic Packaging division (turnover of £ 1.3 Bn with 45 factories located in 9 countries) serving customers in Healthcare, Cosmetics and FMCG businesses. After leading its successful disposal, he worked in beverage cans during 2013 and his responsibilities included global IT, Environment Health & Safety and Global Procurement where managing the exposure to volatile Plastics and Metal prices was a key responsibility. In 2015, Malcolm joined the Cabinet Office of Her Majesty’s Government where he held the role of Chief Executive Officer of the Crown Commercial Service, overseeing an annual spend of more than £13 Bn on common goods and services across the UK public sector. He also had responsibility for UK Public Sector Procurement Policy and for supporting the UK Government’s initiatives with SMEs. In July 2018 he joined The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) as Group CEO. Malcolm lives in the UK and has previously spent in total more than 12 years living in West Africa, France, Belgium and Switzerland as part of his professional career.
Mark RobertsCommercial Continuous Improvement Director
Commercial Continuous Improvement Director
Cabinet OfficeProfile following soon.
Michelle WalkerCategory Manager - Healthcare Services
NHS NOE CPC
Category Manager - Healthcare Services
NHS NOE CPCMichelle started work at NOE CPC in September 2008, and has almost 18 years’ experience in public sector procurement. Prior to joining NOE CPC, Michelle worked in procurement within the Facilities Directorate at Sheffield Hallam University, responsible for the compliant procurement of a vast range of goods and services. Before this, Michelle worked at Rotherham General Hospitals in the Supplies Department where she embarked upon studying the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Graduate Diploma which she successfully completed in 2001. Michelle also holds a BA(Hons) degree in Business and Management and is currently a student of the University of Nottingham, on the Post Graduate Programme in Public Procurement Law and Policy.
Paul MurphyDeputy Head of Corporate Procurement
Manchester City Council
Deputy Head of Corporate Procurement
Manchester City Council
Phil KinnellSenior Consultant
PASS TrainingPhil regularly provides advice and support to both public and private sector clients, handling a wide variety of procurement and tendering-related questions and challenges. Phil has delivered presentations on procurement regulation, policy and processes at numerous public sector tendering and training events covering a diverse range of procurement-related topics, on behalf of both BiP Solutions and other organisations including the Scottish Government, the Supplier Development Programme and the Higher Education Procurement Academy. During a two-year secondment to the Scottish Government’s procurement policy team Phil supported the transposition of the new procurement legislation, created and delivered a comprehensive training programme on the legislative changes and also delivered support to the Government’s Single Point of Enquiry and their European Structural Funds Team. Before joining PASS, Phil spent three years as Interoperability Manager for the UK Government’s Supply2.gov.uk service. During this time he worked with public sector organisations to increase the number of opportunities available to SMEs through the portal, and with business support organisations and trade associations to help the SME community take advantage of this resource. More recently, Phil has delivered a wide variety of procurement projects both in the UK and internationally, including providing UK defence exporters with a comprehensive guide to supplying the Japanese Ministry of Defence and wider defence sector (a Foreign and Commonwealth Office project); and delivery of a tailored procurement function to a UK contracting authority (including knowledge transfer, handbook and ongoing procurement support). He is currently writing a Foundation Course on public procurement for the Caribbean region.
Simon TseChief Executive
Crown Commercial Service
Crown Commercial ServiceSimon Tse was appointed Chief Executive of the Crown Commercial Service in 2018. He first joined CCS in May 2016 and led the Procurement Operations directorate. He served as interim CEO from July 2018 until his permanent appointment, which followed an external competition, in December that year. Simon is an experienced Chief Executive Officer and has extensive experience of strategic planning, customer service, driving performance improvement and achieving results. He first joined the Civil Service in 2008, taking up the position of Chief Executive Officer for the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency, where he remained in post until 2013. Simon was Health Director at the Department for Work and Pensions, one of the UK’s largest public service departments, from 2013 - 2016. In this role he was responsible for the provision of all health and disability assessments services within the UK. This role followed a successful career in the private sector spanning more than 25 years, most recently at Virgin Media, firstly as Managing Director for Wales and West, and subsequently as the UK SME Business Director.
Stephen Roberts (MCIPS)Energy Category Manager
Stephen Roberts (MCIPS)
Energy Category Manager
NEPOStephen Roberts is the Energy Category Manager at NEPO where he is responsible for leading the delivery of the energy work programme, which has a spend of £100m per annum. Stephen joined NEPO in 2014, having worked in various procurement roles across the North East, including the NHS and the Fire and Rescue Service. Stephen works in partnership with the North East local authorities and Associate Members to undertake strategic collaborative procurement within the energy category. He is also responsible for the purchasing of power and gas from the commodity markets on their behalf.
Dave TurnerManaging Director
Topspeed CouriersDave helped Topspeed write the first Framework bids in 2012 and never managed to escape. A chemist by training he moved into Manufacturing in 80’s before gaining a Warwick MBA and taking more commercial roles. A broad background that allows Dave to balance theory and practice in a constructive manner.
Emilia CedenoCategory Manager
Crown Commercial Service
Crown Commercial Service
Francesca LiveseyPolicy Implementation for Social Value, Modern Slavery and Sustainability
Crown Commercial Service
Policy Implementation for Social Value, Modern Slavery and Sustainability
Crown Commercial Service
Laura HoughProject Lead - Procurement Fraud Risk Review
Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government
Project Lead - Procurement Fraud Risk Review
Ministry of Housing Communities and Local GovernmentProfile following soon.
Procurex National will feature
Crown Commercial Showcase
The Crown Commercial Showcase will feature once again at Procurex National.
3 Live Stages
New for 2019, three live stages will host a range of interactive and educational sessions by policy makers and thought leaders.
Procurement Skills Academy
With over 20 CPD Certified procurement training sessions to choose from on the day, the Procurement Skills Academy, brought to you by PASS, offers a one stop shop for anyone looking to improve their knowledge of procurement.
Product Showcase Exhibition
Visit over 100 innovative exhibitors in the product showcase exhibition.
Networking & Collaboration Zones
Offering you a significant opportunity to share best practice and create new peer contacts.
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