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Forename: Mohamed

Surname: Hans

Job title: Procurement Network Advisor

Expertise: Commissioning




Mohamed Hans joined CIPFA in 2004 after working as a senior commercial solicitor for a number of West Yorkshire local authorities. He is an expert on the European Public Procurement Rules and has written extensively on this topic as well as developed widely used practitioner toolkits. He is also invited to speak at conferences (UK and abroad) and is often the first point of contact for practitioners understanding complex procurement issues. He manages the CIPFA Procurement and Commissioning Network which has nearly 100 member authorities. Email:, Tel: 07717 345188.


Mohamed has also represented CIPFA on National Procurement Advisory Committees, is a member of the CIPFA CJC Panel and is instructed to act as an independent expert chair on tender evaluation moderation panels. Currently, he is driving CIPFA’s response to the structural challenges facing public sector organisations dealing with budgetary cuts and launched a new Alternative Service Delivery Network in 2016.

Mohamed has LLB Honours Degree in Law, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Studies with Commendation from the College of Law, York. He also commenced a Graduate Trainee Accountancy course and was awarded the CIPFA Best Student Prize. His outside interests include cricket, DIY and he is a governor at a Local Primary School.