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East Anglia

East Anglia Branch Vision:
To promote business excellence by developing professional knowledge, and raising the profile of procurement within both the public & private sectors. To maintain and increase professional membership and provide a vibrant forum for learning, networking and involvment in purchasing and business issues for local CIPS members and non-CIPS buyers in general. Support students and aid their development.

Branch Overview

Welcome to the East Anglia 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 East Anglia LinkedIn group

Join the East Anglia Twitter Page

Committee Profiles

Branch Chair
Matthew Benson MCIPS
Email: east.anglia@cipsbranch.org
Vice Chair
Jim Goodhead FCIPS
Committee Member
Mark Fisher 
Committee Member
Jane Steer
David Pratt FCIPS
Committee Member
Dawn Richardson MCIPS
Lindsay Johnston MCIPS
Student Representative
Ashley MacLeod
Student Representative/Communications
Anna Gulewich



Behavioural Procurement & AGM
28 March 2019, Norwich


Ridgeons Timer Mill Tour
12 February 2019, Suffolk

Rond Table Event
20 November 2018, Bury St Edmunds


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