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A special summit convened by the CIPFA Procurement Network to support practitioners respond to the latest in strategic procurement challenges presenting themselves to public sector organisations.
19 October 2017Starts: 10:00Ends: 15:30
The AON Centre - Leadenhall BuildingThe Leadenhall Building122 Leadenhall StreetLondonEC3V 4AN[See map]
£145.00 excl VAT
£99.00 excl VAT
This summit has been developed to support heads of procurement, directors of resources, commissioning managers, directors of finance, lawyers, auditors, business managers, performance and efficiency managers, contract managers and finance staff whose remit covers procurement and commissioning.
Four and a half.
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Walter specialises in advising enterprises on procurement, commercial contract risk and maximising value from complex commercial arrangements. He has a track record of successfully delivering evidence-based improvement, cost savings and performance recovery on large complex contractual arrangements. He has played a pivotal role in leading commercial and contract transformation and change programmes to deliver efficiency, control and cost improvement.
Jamie Thomas is a specialist procurement officer at Durham County Council, a unitary local authority with an annual procurement spend of around £500m. Jamie has been part of the procurement team since 2010. He is responsible for procurement law compliance, and also leads on social value and supplier engagement. Durham’s procurement team recently won the Social Value Leadership Award at the Cabinet Office-backed UK Social Value Awards.
Prior to joining Durham County Council, Jamie worked as a journalist, and as a parliamentary researcher. He has an academic interest in sustainable development, having studied International Relations at the University of St. Andrews, and is currently completing a Master’s degree in public procurement law and policy via Nottingham University’s law school.