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South Lakes

South Lakes Branch Vision:
To facilitate engagement and communication within the membership community, support the Continued Professional Development of our members, actively market CIPS to all areas of business, promote awareness of the procurement profession with education providers and students and maximise value for existing members from their annual CIPS contribution.

Branch Overview

Welcome to the Furness Branch


Branch Mission

  • To provide a local Professional Network
  • To promote representation, visibility and engagement in the local environment
  • To develop relationships between Member and Branch
  • To facilitate local sharing of Knowledge and Best Practice
  • To ensure alignment with CIPS strategy
  • Promote the professional and personal benefits of Membership in order to raise the profile and image of CIPS local and thereby recruit new Members
  • Elect an executive committee and hold yearly AGM's
  • Protect the image and reputation of CIPS through good stewardship of the CIPS brand


Social Media Links - Join the South Lakes LinkedIn group here

Committee Profiles

Branch chair
Mike Farnworth MCIPS
Email: southlakes@cipsbranch.org
Vice Chair/Treasurer
Louise Clegg MCIPS
Clare Farnworth MCIPS
Communications Officer
Social Media Officer
Harry Coupe
Committee Representative
Jeannette Medati FCIPS
Committee Representative
Mike Miles
Committee Representative
Mimi Gee MCIPS
Committee Representative
Emily Pether


Barmy about Procurement
Thursday 25 October 2018, Kendal


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