Best in Procurement

Wednesday, 30 January 2019 - LONDON


A CIPS Supply Management Award is the most prestigious recognition a company or individual in the procurement and supply chain profession can receive so book your place today to ensure you don’t miss out on how to put together a winning entry. Hear from the 2018 team winners, the Young Professional of the Year and Overall Winner Northumbrian Water Group on how they became the best in their categories.


The cost to attend this event is £25.00 plus VAT.


    This event is open to members and non members. 


    08:30Refreshments and registration
    09:30Welcome and introduction
    09:40Raise your game, raise your voiceCath Hill - Group Director and Emma Scott - Representation Manager, CIPS
    10:05Best People Development Initiative - Cabinet Office - Government Commercial FunctionMarco Salzedo - Director of Commercial Capability
    10:35Best Supplier Relationship Management - British Steel (in collaboration with Heraeus Electronite UK)Allan Bell - Procurement Director and Sara Fletcher - Senior Sourcing Lead
    11:05Networking break
    11:30Best Cross-Functional Teamwork Project - Ministry of JusticeHarry Fawbert - Senior Commercial Manager and Karen Kempton - Deputy Director (acting) - HMCTS
    12:00Presentation to be confirmed
    12:30Most Improved Procurement Operation - Start up - A14 Integrated Delivery TeamAndrew Spencer - Procurement & Supply Chain Director
    13:00Lunch and networking
    14:00Most Improved Procurement Operation - Step change - Virgin AtlanticHeidi Strapp - Head of Procurement, JV Partnerships
    14:30CIPS Young Procurement and Supply Professional of the Year - Karen Moorhouse - City of London CorporationKaren Moorhouse - City of London Corporation
    15:00Overall Winner and Best Contribution to Corporate Responsibility - Northumbrian Water GroupLaura McMain - Procurement Category Manager and John Murray - Procurement Category Manager
    15:30Ask the judges - put all your questions to our expert panel
    15:45Chair's closing comments
    16:00Event close


    Cath Hill

    Group DirectorCIPS

    Emma Scott

    Representation ManagerCIPS

    Marco Salzedo

    Director of Commercial CapabilityCabinet Office - Government Commercial Function

    Allan Bell

    Procurement DirectorBritish Steel

    Sara Fletcher

    Senior Sourcing LeadBritish Steel

    Harry Fawbert

    Senior Commercial ManagerMinistry of Justice

    Karen Kempton

    Deputy Director (acting) - HMCTSMinistry of Justice

    Andrew Spencer

    Procurement & Supply Chain DirectorA14 Integrated Delivery Team

    Heidi Strapp

    Head of Procurement, JV PartnershipsVirgin Atlantic

    Karen Moorhouse

    Commercial Contract ManagerCity of London Corporation

    Laura McMain

    Procurement Category ManagementNorthumbrian Water Group

    John Murray

    Procurement Category ManagerNorthumbrian Water Group


    Wednesday 30 Jan - LONDON

    Parliament Square
    SW1P 3AD
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