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South Wales

South Wales Branch Vision:
To facilitate engagement and communication within the membership community, whilst supporting the Continued Professional Development of our members. We aim to 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 South Wales 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


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Branch Chair
Leanne Richards MCIPS

Vice Chair

John Anthony Standerline MCIPS

Dennis Elliott MCIPS

Education Liaison Officer
Mark John Waggett MCIPS

Committee Representative
Craig Griffiths

Committee Representative
Gunther James Kostyra MCIPS

Committee Representative
Jane Lynch

Committee Representative
Vince Hanly MCIPS

Committee Representative
Stuart Rees MCIPS

Committee Representative
Jodi-Ann Hicks MCIPS