CIPS Professional Services Specialist Knowledge Group

Established in 2016 the CIPS Professional Services Specialist Knowledge group invites procurement specialists to attend who work in the following sectors:

  • Legal
  • Financial     
  • Banking
  • Professional Services

This dynamic group offers the chance to engage with like minded professionals, to discuss work based challenges and an opportunity to discuss best practice to best fit your organisation.


Mission Statement

To collectively drive innovation, develop and share best practice and shape the future of Procurement, for the benefit of its group members and the wider profession.


Who attends the group?

The groups is attended by the representatives from the following organisations:


  • Freshfields
  • Clifford Chance
  • DLA Piper
  • Willis Towers Watson
  • Deloitte
  • Linklaters
  • Tesco Underwriting
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
With many more in attendance.


    Why should you join this group?

    • The group are an experienced group of industry professionals with years of operational and strategic knowledge of the Professional Services sector, willing to discuss and share best practice ideas to help support fellow procurement professionals.
    • CIPS brings the events together in conjunction with our members for an open forum of confidential discussion, to give a value add to your CIPS membership and to support and understand your work based challenges, to help you share and find solutions.
    • We want to raise awareness of the importance of good procurement practices and how to get the most from your supply chain.
    • We would be delighted to welcome you to our group you can look to express interest to join this group via CIPS contact details:

    Contact Details

    If you would like to join this networking group, please contact CIPS, advising your:
    • CIPS membership number
    • Orgaisation name
    • Job title
    You are giving consent for your details to be shared with the chair of the group for engagement purposes, the chair will contact you directly.


    How this SKG networks:

    With quarterly face to face meetings held in London, the meetings present an opportunity to network, engage with group discussions and receive presentations from keynote speakers.

    Social media details:

    • LinkedIn: None available
    • Twitter: None availble
    • Email:


    The CIPS Professional Services Specialist Knowledge Group operate daily in the Professional Services sector, with this comes the experiences and challenges of a procurement role.

    Our members aim to share good practice and guidance that has brought about a solution within their working role, the information that the group chooses to share represents their passion for procurement and the desire to support like minded professionals who may work within the sector or members from other sectors who can utilise some of the content into their own working roles.


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