Nigel Kletz, Assistant Director, Corporate Procurement Services
Birmingham City Council
Nigel Kletz joined Birmingham City Council as Assistant Director for Procurement in early 2009 with a responsibility for procurement across the council - the largest local authority in Europe.
In this role Nigel has led the delivery of value through implementing category management, improving engagement with internal customers and elected members and significantly improving compliance.
Nigel made the step from the private sector having worked for pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca for over 10 years. In a short period outside procurement Nigel led an international project to introduce internal customer relationship management processes.
Nigel's early career was spent in supply chain management and manufacturing in the automotive and electronic sectors.