Under this agreement, Crown Agents and CIPS will leverage their respective global networks and expertise to seek opportunities to work together as trusted partners on training activities, international projects and business development activities.
Crown Agents will promote a range of CIPS’ training products, which may include skills training, corporate award (inter-organisation training) and competency assessments, gaining valuable accreditation and endorsement. CIPS will in turn promote Crown Agents’ training courses to its international members and other stakeholders. This collaboration will also offer Crown Agents access to a suite of CIPS e-learning materials that will act as the gateway to serving increasing client demand for online learning.
Both organisations have global networks and this agreement will act as a vehicle to explore new markets. David Richardson, Crown Agents’ Chief Executive commented “I’m delighted to be working with the leading international body for the procurement and supply chain sector. We have a gained a trusted and respected partner, enabling us to both enhance our training offering in this area, and explore exciting commercial opportunities on a global level.”
David Noble, CIPS CEO commented, “We have been working with Crown Agents for many years and in a number of ways, so I’m glad our partnership has progressed to another level.
“There is so much we can do together to promote and accelerate expertise in the profession and beyond, I look forward to seeing the fruits of our labours in the coming months and the good we can do as strong partners.”
Details of Crown Agents’ training courses can be found at
Media enquiries should be directed to:
For Crown Agents:
Daniela Brakewell, Head of Communications, Crown Agents Ltd,
+44 (0)20 8710 6303
Trudy Salandiak, Public Relations Manager, CIPS
+44 (0) 1780 761576