Speakers

Speakers

Alex Jennings FCIPS

Alex Jennings FCIPSCPO, DS Smith

A global procurement, supply chain and sales leader, with a track record of delivering bottom-line results through comprehensive business and...

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Andrea Keir MCIPS

Andrea Keir MCIPSUK Senior Contract Manager, HEINEKEN UK Limited

Andrea currently heads up the contract management team within Heineken UK covering contracts ranging from bulk tanking and direct materials to marketi...

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Andrew Croston

Andrew CrostonVP Indirect Procurement & Global Transformation at Smith & Nephew plc

Andrew is a board level senior manager and supply chain professional with over 25 years experience in leading Private and Public sector and consultanc...

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Angela Peacock

Angela PeacockChairperson and Founder, PDT Global

Angie has spent the last twenty years of her career working across the global business sector, developing and supporting companies and leaders wit...

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Beatrix Praeceptor

Beatrix PraeceptorChief Procurement Officer (CPO), Mondi Group

Beatrix is part of the Mondi group leadership team. She joined Mondi in Dec 2011 as procurement director for Europe & International responsible to dev...

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Beth Loudon

Beth LoudonHead of Procurement Development and Sourcing, NHS Shared Business Services

Passionate about NHS efficiency through procurement, Beth leads the procurement teams and commercial development within NHS Shared Business Servic...

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Caroline Levitt

Caroline LevittCPO and Procurement Director, Inmarsat

Cath Hill

Cath HillGroup Director, CIPS

Cath is a member of the CIPS Group leadership team. She joined CIPS in June 2011 and is responsible for a global portfolio that encompasses CIPS’ ex...

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Chris Emberton MCIPS

Chris Emberton MCIPSProcurement Director, Clifford Chance LLP

Chris joined magic circle law firm Clifford Chance in 2016 as Procurement Director to consolidate and transform the global Procurement function. Havin...

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Chris Harrington

Chris HarringtonDivisional Manager of Procurement and Supply Chain, Reed Specialist Recruitment

Chris is the Divisional Manager of Procurement and Supply Chain within Reed Specialist Recruitment and has 18 years’ experience in recruitment and t...

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Chris Holmes

Chris HolmesCo-Founder and Managing Director, Single Cell

Chris Holmes is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of Single Cell. Chris leads Single Cell’s implementation and commercial practices, includin...

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Conception Ribaud

Conception RibaudHead of Procurement, MTR Crossrail

Head of Procurement at MTR Crossrail, Conception has been working in procurement for 10 years mainly in the railway industry, but also in the ...

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Dr John Glen

Dr John GlenCIPS Economist, CIPS

Gordon Tytler FCIPS

Gordon Tytler FCIPSDirector of Procurement, Rolls-Royce

Gordon was appointed to his current role as Procurement Director for Rolls-Royce in April 2016. Prior to this he has held a range of senior executive ...

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Guy Strafford

Guy StraffordExecutive Vice President, Market Engagement

As one of the founders of the business, Guy has been with Proxima for over 20 years. He is responsible for the company’s market-facing and origi...

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Imran Rasul FCIPS

Imran Rasul FCIPSCPO & Group Procurement Director, BAE Systems Plc

Imran leads the procurement function at BAE Systems, setting direction and transformational strategy, with a specific focus on the newly init...

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Jim Carter FCIPS

Jim Carter FCIPSTransformation Director, Ministry of Defence

Currently seconded as Transformation Director in the Government Commercial Function, Jim's remit is helping improve the capacity and capabilit...

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Jim Miller

Jim MillerDirector of Procurement Commissioning & Facilities, NHS Scotland

Jim has 30 years experience across the private and public sector in commercial, procurement and supply chain leadership. Having worked at a senior...

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Juliet Sotnick

Juliet SotnickChief Procurement Officer, Babcock International Group

Juliet is CPO at Babcock International Group, a global engineering services company with 35,000 skilled staff who provide bespoke, high-sk...

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Katie Jacobs

Katie JacobsEditor, Supply Management

Katie Jacobs is editor of Supply Management magazine, published on behalf of CIPS by Haymarket Network. She joined SM in May 2017. Before then,...

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Ken Munro

Ken MunroSecurity Entrepreneur and Partner, Pen Test Partners

Ken Munro is Partner and Founder of Pen Test Partners LLP, a firm of ethical hackers. He regularly blogs on everything from maritime security to h...

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Kristian Saksida

Kristian SaksidaChief Procurement Officer, Solvay

Born in the UK, a fellow Chartered Management Accountant and Fellow of the Institute of Directors with a BSc in Business and Management, Krist...

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Laura Faulkner FCIPS

Laura Faulkner FCIPSDirector, Supply Chain Management, Nationwide Building Society

After graduating from Strathclyde University with a BSc in Technology & Business, Laura joined Polaroid as a Graduate Buyer. Laura then spent time...

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Lazar Armianov

Lazar ArmianovAccount Executive and Responsible Procurement Advocate, EcoVadis

Lazar has more than 10 years of international experience in business development, sustainability and more recently, responsible procurement. H...

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Malcolm Harrison FCIPS

Malcolm Harrison FCIPSGroup CEO, CIPS

Malcolm joined Mars in 1982 as a management trainee after graduating from Cambridge University with a degree in Chemical Engineering. He has a broad i...

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Martin Valentine

Martin ValentineSenior Category Manager, GEP

Martin has over 25 years procurement experience specialising in marketing and customer communication supply chain management. He is a leader in the GE...

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Matthew Hart

Matthew HartEMEA Account Director, Avetta

Since joining Avetta in 2016 has partnered with senior stakeholders at organisations including Cushman & Wakefield, Honeywell, Schneider and G...

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Molly Dobson

Molly DobsonHead of Enterprise Customer Success, Amazon Business UK

Molly Dobson is the Head of Enterprise Customer Success for Amazon Business UK. Prior to her role with Amazon Business, she was Head of Buying fo...

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Oliver Cock FCIPS

Oliver Cock FCIPSManaging Director, Foodbuy UK & Ireland

Oliver is Managing Director of Foodbuy, a leading food and food related procurement organisation with an annual contracted spend of almost £1 bi...

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Patrick Dunne

Patrick DunneDirector of Group Procurement and Cost Transformation, Sainsbury's PLC

Patrick joined J Sainsbury plc in November 2017 as their Chief Procurement Officer with responsibility for all of the group's procurement as well ...

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Paul Bestford FCIPS

Paul Bestford FCIPSVP, Procurement, Burberry

Paul leads the Burberry Procurement organisation, joining from the John Lewis Partnership in November 2017. Prior to that, Paul lived and work...

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Richard Howell MCIPS

Richard Howell MCIPSGroup Head of Supply Chain, Costain

A Procurement and Supply Chain professional with over 30 years’ experience, Richard heads up Costain’s Supply Chain Management and Specialist ...

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Rob Douglas

Rob DouglasChief Procurement Officer, Direct Line Group

Rob is the Chief Procurement Officer for Direct Line Group heading up team of 85 fte leading the transformation of the Procurement and Supply Chain fu...

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Rob Tuckwell

Rob TuckwellDirector of Partnerships & B2B, Barclaycard

Rob Tuckwell has been with Barclaycard Commercial Payments for over 13 years working in a variety of client facing and leadership roles. Today he is t...

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Rob Turner

Rob TurnerHead of Procurement Operations, John Lewis Partnership

Rob Turner is the Head of Procurement Operations at the John Lewis Partnership where he leads all sourcing, governance, assurance and systems ...

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Stefan Dent

Stefan DentManaging Director, Simfoni

Stefan heads Simfoni’s operations in the Middle East where the team helps clients digitize their procurement and supply operations using Simfoni’s...

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