Branch Vision
We are here to serve CIPS members throughout Central Yorkshire. One of the UK’s largest branches we have around 1450 members, students and associates representing diverse undertakings across an especially wide geographical area. We thus provide:

  • A network of support systems throughout the branch
  • Better communication across all concerned with Purchasing and Supply
  • Opportunities for all CIPS members - from students right through to the most experienced in our field.
  • Boosting CIPS membership in the local area

    Branch Overview

    Welcome to the Yorkshire 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
    Barbara Begg FCIPS

    Vice Chair/Treasurer
    Rick Webb MCIPS

    Bob Kilcoyne FCIPS

    Education Liaison Officer
    Paul Clarke MCIPS

    Committee Member
    Rachel Lunn MCIPS


    Enhanced Communication Skills for Procurement & Supply Professionals through Meta-Communications
    Thursday 4 April 2019

    Cross Functional Teams - A Ministry of Justice Case Study (CIPS Award Winner)
    Tuesday 26 March 2019, Leeds

    Exam Preparation: Revision Tips and Exam Techniques
    13 February 2019, Webinar

    Developing Procurement Talent Through CIPS Qualifications & Procurement Apprenticeships
    Tuesday 26 February 2019, Leeds

    Recruit and Keep Procurement Talent
    Tuesday 24 January 2018, Leeds

    How to use LinkedIn to Strengthen Buyer/Supplier Relationships
    Tuesday 4 December 2018, Leeds

    Minimise Your Supply Chain Risk: Brexit and Beyond
    8 November 2018, Leeds


    CIPS members - follow the link below and login to view documents from CIPS Yorkshire branch:

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    Presentation Slides
    Brexit and International Procurement & Branch AGM
    20 February 2019 - Presentation Slides

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